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2022-2023 Catalog


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Welding Technology (50420) CIP 48.0508

Last updated on Dec. 15, 2021, 8:55 a.m.

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 students 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 welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits

Additional Information:

At the end of each semester, students have the opportunity to take an AWS certification test. This test is strictly optional and will not affect your final grade. In a 16-week semester, the certification test will be given during week 15 only. If you are taking an 8 week semester, the test will be given during week 7. There are personal tools students will have to supply. Contact any of the welding instructors for a complete list of tools needed while taking classes at the college.


A50420 AASD50420 DiplomaC50420 CertificateC50420BC Basic CertificateC50420ST Stick CertificateC50420HP High Performance Fabrication CertificateC50420RB Orbital GTAW Pipe CertificateC50420MI MIG CertificateC50420TI TIG Certificate


For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Brandon Hoffner,

Faculty Mentors:

Brandon Hoffner Chair
Dakota Rios Faculty
David Kanipe Faculty
Lori Safrit Faculty
Mike Huffman Faculty
Steven Seeley Faculty