• American Welding Society
    Annual Weld-Off
      Every year the Welding Technology Class from Venango Technology Center enters the American Welding Society's Annual Weld Off in the Pittsburgh District. This year three (3) Seniors and (2) Students from the CCAC Venango College class competed in the 39th Annual Weld-off at Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) on December 6, 2019.  
      The competition consists of welding V grooves in both the vertical up (3G) and the overhead position (4G).  Once their plates have been welded they go through "Visual Inspection" and if they pass they are sent to X-ray inspection. Normally the X-rays are not completed until February time frame.  
      Those that are participating are - From the Welding Technology Class: Charlie Nicholson (THS), Tyler See (THS),and Emmett McDonald (THS).  Those participating from CCAC Venango (Community College of Allegheny County): Cole Harvey (THS) and Dakota Urey (CHS).
      The results and the awards dinner will be held February 11, 2020 at the Steamfitters Technolgy Center in Harmony, PA
Last Modified on December 10, 2019