Welding Technology

Chandler Brock - Welding

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.

Contact: spmedlin@davidsonccc.edu

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


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

  1. Demonstrate proper and safe cutting techniques for steel, aluminum, stainless, and other metals using various technologies.
  2. Distinguish between ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and be able to demonstrate the correct welding practices of these metals.
  3. Weld various metals with arc (Stick) or inert gas-shielded (MIG/TIG) in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead).
  4. Demonstrate proper design processes for fabricating products.