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Program Description

The welding technology diploma program provides students with a sophisticated 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 include:

  • Math
  • Print reading
  • Metallurgy
  • Welding inspection
  • Destructive and non-destructive testing

Industry-standard skills are developed through classroom training and practical application.

Technical Standards – These technical standards have been established to inform students of the skills and standards necessary for completion of the Welding Technology program.

Employment Opportunities

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.

Educational Opportunities

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Contact Information

To learn more about degree, diploma, and certificate programs in welding, contact:

Michael Scott
Faculty/Program Lead, Welding Technology

Eric Tucker
Instructor, Welding Technology

Dr. Mark Little
Department Chair, Computer and Industrial Technologies

Dr. Maria Lander
Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology

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