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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 this program, contact: 
Navigate@spcc.edu, 704-290-5100

Other contacts:

Marvin Tyson
Faculty/Program Lead, Welding Technology

William Spencer
Interim Director, Skilled Trades and Advanced Manufacturing

Dr. Mark Little
Dean, School of Applied Science ad Technology

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