Program Description: The Welding and Joining Technology program is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology Diploma and are prepared to take qualification tests. High school diploma or GED is required upon admittance.
Employment Opportunities: The Welding and Joining Technology graduate will be employable as a construction welder, industrial welder, or special purpose welder. Graduates readily find employment in the many welding, steel fabrication, railroad repair and rebuilding, and heavy construction industries in the area.