Welding Technology

Available at both golden triangle and scooba camupses

The two year career technical (Associates of Applied Science degree) program prepares graduates to enter the job market in many different areas. Welding is utilized in manufacturing, structural construction, custom job shops, and as an integral part of many businesses.

Students will have the opportunity to acquire the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skill Standards Education (SENSE) Level I and Level II certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core, Level I Welding, Level II Welding, Level I Pipefitting and Level II Pipefitting.

Instruction includes the correct methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Other components of metal fabrication include safety in the work place, relations with others in the work place, and the importance of regular and timely attendance.
The two year career technical (Associates of Applied Science degree) program is available only at the GT Campus. A career certificate program is offered at both the GT and Scooba Campus.
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Employment outlook is very good. The need for welders is stable, with an increase in the past year. The upswing in manufacturing has resulted in renewed employment of trained welders. The increase is expected to remain stable. The salary range varies greatly depending on students' abilities and geographical locations.

Here's a look at the companies that have recently hired Welding & Fabrication Technology graduates: 

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The Welding and Fabrication Technology program also offers a career certificate program at both the GT and Scooba Campus.

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