Welding Technology

Workforce Certificate

Welding Technology

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The Welding Technology Workforce Certificate (W.C.) program prepares students for careers in many areas including shipbuilding, paper mills, power plants, aerospace, automobile manufacturing and construction. Expert hands-on training provides the necessary skills for a successful career, and for thousands less than the for-profit tech schools.

Welding professionals offer one-on-one training in all types of welding processes including SMAW (stick) plate and pipe, GMAW (mig) steel and aluminum, FCAW (flux cored) and GTAW (tig) plate and pipe on steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Instruction consists of academic as well as laboratory and hands-on training to meet industry standards and for practical certificate examination preparation. Upon successful completion, students will be qualified for a position as an entry-level welding technician.

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Program Code: 5789

1,050 Clock/Contact hours

School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.




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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate program is designed for those who want to become employed upon completion of the program.

Career Opportunities

Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers use hand-held or remotely controlled equipment to join or cut metal parts. They also fill holes, indentations, or seams of metal products (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 

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