Welding Technology - AAS
Roy Lanier, Department Chair
The welding technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in welding and metal industry.
Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the students with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical applications.
Successful graduates of the welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metal working industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision and welding-related self-employment.
Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, Math or Science.
This program has diploma and certificate options as listed below. Contact the program coordinator or department chair for specific requirements.
Diplomas: For Basic Welding Diploma Semesters
Welding BPR Testing
Bio Welding Certificate