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Welding Technician—Basic

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 5
  • Total hours: 480
  • Length of program: 1 year
  • Times offered: fall and spring
  • Cost: $1,180
  • Financial aid: TPEG
  • Campus: South
  • Types of instruction: classroom and practicum
  • Certificate: TCC Certificate of Completion

Program Description

Our program prepares you to be an entry-level welder.

You will learn how to use welding technologies to bind products that contain metal.

Processes covered include:

  • Flux cored arc welding
  • Gas metal arc welding
  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Gas tungsten arc welding

You will also learn about layout, design and structuring in the welding industry.

CIE welding courses meet with credit welding courses.

Credentials in Detail

After successfully completing this program, you will receive a certificate of completion in basic welding.

Courses You Will Take

Check availability: Go to the Course Sections Offered by Term page and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.

How to Apply

Register for the Welding Technician—Basic Program courses.



South Campus

Jean Yanes

Updated February 19, 2019