Career Outlook Program Description
Associate’s Degree Program
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.
Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metal-lurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
Students minimum tool requirements for welding: Supply their own welding helmet, welding gloves and safety glasses.
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Diploma Level Option: Welding Technology Diploma
Certificate Level Option: Basic Welding
Certificate Level Option: Welding Certification Practices