Name: John  McPherson
Department: Welding Technology (Applied Technologies Division)
Title: Instructor
Office Location:
Harper IV, 312
Harper Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-4426
Fax Number: (704) 330-0000
Email Address:
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Spring 2020 Class Schedule & Office Hours

16 Week Regular Session Classes Jan. 13 - May 12

Monday Office Hours 07:30-11:30 am, WLD141-01 Symbols & Specifications (Blueprint) 12:30-4:20 pm

Tuesday WLD131-01 GTAW I (TIG)Plate 07:00 am-3:30 pm, Office Hours 3:30-5:30 pm

Wednesday WLD121-01 GMAW/FCAW I (MIG)Plate 07:00 am-3:30 pm, Office Hours 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Thursday - Office Hours 07:30 am-11:30 am, Black & Tans Club Meetings 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Other times - office hours by appointment

CPCC is an AWS Authorized Testing Facility - Certified Welder testing proctor on a rotating basis with other Faculty

Educational Background:
Associate in Applied Science - Welding Technology from Central Piedmont Community College

Bachelor of Arts from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Certified Welding Inspector - American Welding Society

NCCER Instructor
Educational Experience:
Part Time Instructor 2007 - 2012
Full Time Instructor 2012 - Present
American Welding Society - Member & Certified Welding Inspector
AWS Education Sub-Committee - Member
Artist Blacksmith Association of North America (ABANA) - Member
NC ABANA Chapter - Member
Philip Simmons ABANA Chapter (SC) - Member
American Bladesmith Society - Apprentice Member
Boy Scouts of America - Leader 45+ years

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