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.
- 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.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate shop and equipment safety.
- Demonstrate correct welding processes.
- Recognize SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW electrodes in compliance with AWS codes.
- Apply blueprint to fabrication.