Welding Technology

Why a degree in Welding Technology?

The Welding Technology Program prepares students to operate and troubleshoot a variety of welding power sources and related equipment. Students learn to solve problems found within the welding industry using computational skills and other problem-solving techniques essential to welding and steel fabrication.  It also encourages the development of teamwork and interpersonal skills required on the job. The Welding Technology Program also has courses that provide for a solid background in the metals industry. Such courses are Computer Aided Design and Drafting (CADD), OSHA Rules and Compliance, and Related Metals Processes.  

Sample Occupations

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding in the fabrication of stainless steel, FDA Approved items
  • Welding of Aluminum Aircraft
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding in the fabrication of high-pressure tanks
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding in the construction of bridges and high-rise buildings

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