Why Choose Welding Technology?

The Welding Technology program provides students with the necessary skills for preparation to enter the welding and fabrication trades. The courses develop the necessary skills to use Oxy/Fuel, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and various cutting techniques as they apply to the welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Other areas of study include metallurgy of welding, design of welding components, fabrication techniques, and layout procedures.

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What are the certificate options?

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)/Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Certificate of Achievement
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Certificate of Achievement
  • Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement
  • Oxy-Fuel Processes and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Certificate of Achievement

For Degree and Certificate requirements, please visit the College Catalog.

What can I do with my certificate?

The certificate prepares students for employment in entry-level positions, including industrial maintenance, sheet metal and repair/fabrication shops, motorsports/off-highway vehicle design and apprenticeship programs-such as pipefitting and ironworkers. By completing the intermediate and advanced courses, students are prepared to apply for positions requiring a higher skill level as well as preparation for testing under AWS/ASME Welder Qualification/Certification guidelines.

Consumer Information and Cost

For consumer information about the cost to complete certificate programs and completion rates, view our Gainful Employment Disclosures.

Who is teaching Welding Technology?