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Welding Technology

Manufacturing career cluster

Quick Facts

  • Associate of Applied Science: 2-year program (60 semester credit hours)
  • Certificates: Level 1 (18–20 semester credit hours)
  • Full program is offered at: South Campus

Summary

Our program will teach you the essential skills and knowledge you need to perform the technical tasks of welding.

About the Field

Welding technology involves binding products that contain metal, such as:

  • Automobiles
  • Airplanes
  • Pipelines
  • Railroads
  • Bridges
  • Building structures
  • Heavy machinery 
  • Various manufacturing products

Today, welding technicians use more than 90 different welding processes—each requiring different equipment.

We also offer continuing education programs that do not require you to enroll in credit courses.

Program Options

Degree

Prepares you to work as a welding technician who understands weld inspection processes and who is qualified to enter a supervisory position.

Certificates

Level 1

Prepare you to work in entry-level jobs in production welding.

Community & Industry Education (non-credit)

 

Contact

South Campus

Doug Barnett, Welding Coordinator
douglas.barnett@tccd.edu

Jean Yanes, Career and Technical Education Advisor
jean.yanes@tccd.edu

Career Coach: Employment Outlook

Updated September 18, 2017