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Railroad Repair and Welding Technician II - RR21 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: The Railcar Repair and Welding Technician II certificate program provides individuals with an opportunity to enter the workforce in an area that specializes in the repair of all classifications of railcars. Railcar Repair consists of developing skills for reviewing specifications and work orders, air brake repair and renewing, and general and specialized repairs of major and minor components. The program also provides students with the opportunity to intern with an industry business and sit for the welding certification exam.

Locations Offered:
Ben Hill Irwin
High School

Requirements:

  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 165 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Gainful Employment Information
Curriculum
Occupational Courses 19
RCRT 1110 Railcar Air Brake Equipment and Technology 3
RCRT 1112 Railcar Components Parts Repair 3
RCRT 1114 Railcar Equipment and Accessories Repair 3
WELD 1060 Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4
WELD 1070 Overhead Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4
ELCR 2140 Mechanical Devices 2
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