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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Job Titles and Career Information

The Welding Technology certificates prepare you 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, you will be prepared to apply for positions requiring a higher skill level as well as preparation for testing under AWS/ASME Welder Qualification/Certification guidelines. Click on a job title below to find out career information such as average salaries, employment rates and more! 

Certificate and Degree Options


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

For certificate and degree requirements, please visit the College Catalog.

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