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Welding Technician—Basic

Quick Program Facts

  • Number of courses: 5
  • Total hours: 480
  • Length of program: 1 year
  • Financial aid: Tuition Assistance
  • Campus: South

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.

Non-credit welding courses meet with credit welding courses.

Courses You Will Take

  • WLDG-1012 Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • WLDG-1017 Layout and Fabrication
  • WLDG-1028 Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • WLDG-1030 Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • WLDG-1034 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Check course availability

  1. Go to MyTCCTrack: Search for Courses & Course Sections—Advanced Search.
  2. Under Term, select a Continuing Education (CE) Term.
    • Example: CE Qtr 3 2021 Mar-May
  3. Under Academic Level, choose Continuing Education.
  4. Select Search.
  5. Use the Filter Results menu to help you narrow your search:
    • Under Availability, choose Open Sections Only to find classes that aren't full.
    • Under Subject, choose a subject to further filter the results.

How to Apply

Get started: Apply & register for class



South Campus

Jean Yanes
Career & Technical Education (CTE) Advisor


Updated October 05, 2021