Welding Technology is a two-year program that allows hands-on training for the skills you need in this high demand career field. This program provides students the opportunity to be trained in (3) major welding fields: ARC, MIG, and TIG by combining hands-on lab work with classroom training. The students in this program learn structural and pipe welding.
This class includes training in:
- Welding safety
- Oxyfuel cutting
- Base metal preparation
- MIG Welding
- TIG Welding
- Stick Welding
- Flux Core Welding
- Structual welding
Students may have the opportunity for:
- D1.1 3/8" AWS Structural Steel Certifications
In addition, successful students will earn the following certifcations:
- OHSA-10 Certification
- ACT National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC)
Welders are in big demand in a number of fields including manufacturing, oil & gas, transportation, and heavy equipment. Welding occupations include fabricators, pipe welders, bridge welders, and strucural welders.
Wages vary, but the average hourly wage is $12 to $17 starting out.