This diploma program 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, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
Graduates 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.
Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the Welding Technology program.
Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates:
CTE Pathway Options for High School Students
Basic Welding Technology Certificate – (C50420A)
To learn more, contact:
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology