Welding Technology

Chandler Brock - Welding

What you can get

Welding Technology
: Associate in Applied Science Program 
Welding Technology: 
Diploma Program  
Welding Technology: 
Certificate Program - 
Emphasis in Basic Techniques 
Welding Technology
: Certificate Program
 - Emphasis in Intermediate Techniques 
Welding Technology
: Certificate Program - 
Emphasis in Advanced Techniques 
Welding Technology
: Certificate Program - 
Emphasis in Stick Welding
Welding Technology: 
Certificate Program
 - Emphasis in TIG Welding 
Welding Technology: 
Certificate Program
 - Emphasis in MIG Welding 
Certificate - Welding Technology (High School Career and College Promise) 

Visit our college catalog for more information about program options, required courses, and credit hours.

What it's about

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry.

Jobs available

  • Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Maintenance Welder
  • Mig Welder
  • Sub Arc Operator
  • Finishing Technician
  • Robot Operator
  • Spot Welder
  • Technical Associate

Courses you'll take

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

What you'll gain

Successful 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.

Apply on DCCC's website and meet with an enrollment counselor

Competencies: 

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate shop and equipment safety.
  2. Demonstrate correct welding processes.
  3. Recognize SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW electrodes in compliance with AWS codes.
  4. Apply blueprint to fabrication.