The Welding Technology program focuses on incremental levels of competency-based training to prepare students to enter the welding industry. This course will introduce the common welding processes used throughout many parts of the industry such as SMAW (Stick Welding), GMAW (MIG welding), FCAW (Flux cored arc welding), GTAW (TIG welding), and Oxy-fuel cutting.

    A broad array of industry sectors such as pipeline, shipyard, power plant, buildings, bridges, and aerospace applications utilize this skill set. 

    Upon completion of the program, students may test to receive welding qualifications.


    Education attained through the Welding Technology program prepares students for positions in industry such as Structural Welder, Welding Supervisor, Manufacturing Welder, Certified Welding Inspector, Iron Worker, Pipe Fitter, Sheet Metal Worker*. Knowledge obtained in this program is transferrable to a broad spectrum of careers.

    *Information found in Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment & Wages


    The Welding Technology program is a Federal Student Aid eligible program. Students should complete their FAFSA with our Federal School Code: 042472. This program is also approved by the Arizona State Approving Agency for GI Bill® Education Benefits.

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