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Diploma in Welding Technology

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. Key welding processes include SMAW (stick), GMAW/FCAW (MIG/Fluxcore), and GTAW (TIG) welding procedures.

Students learn welding safety, torch cutting processes, proper arc welding equipment setup, important welding control techniques, fundamental welding processes, and basic welding metallurgy. This residential program offers a combination of classroom theory, demonstration and practice. Primary emphasis is placed on hands-on development of critical welding skills.

Graduates of the Welding Technology program may be employed as entry level-technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, and welding-related self-employment. Graduates may be eligible to sit for certifications in welding skills.

*This program is not yet eligible for Title IV funding.

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