A.A.S. Degree in Welding Technology (A50420)
The Welding Technology curriculum 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 of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in the welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
Program Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate proper safety practices applicable to industrial work environment.
- Apply basic/strategic techniques to perform sufficient weld bead patterns using various industrial processes.
- Interpret industrial prints, welding symbols and process designs applicable to required procedures.
- Use various measuring/lay-out tools and jigs to prepare work for fabrication.
For more information about registration and enrollment, please see the College Catalog. You must have advisor approval to register and enroll. The advisor will ensure you are placed in the right sequence of courses to meet your academic and program completion needs.