Welding

The Welding Technology Program will prepare students for entry level positions. Students will learn four processes (Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding). Students will perform fillet and V-groove welds in the Flat, Horizontal, Vertical and Overhead positions. Students will gain knowlege in Lay-out and Fabrication as well as blueprint reading, safety and metallurgy. Graduate candidates will be eligible to take a welding performance qualification test in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) standards, as used in industry.

Potential Jobs

  • Welder
  • Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
  • Certified Welding Educator (CWE)

Certificates

Combination Welding (CT1-WLDG)

Cost of Program

Tuition & fees: $4,600.00
Books & supplies: $2,003.89
On-Campus Room & Board:Not Offered

Length of Program

Intended time to complete:12 Months
% of graduates who completed on time: 65.4%

Employment

Jobs related to this program:
• Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121.00) O*NET

Debt

Median debt from federal loans: N/A
Median debt from private educational loans:N/A
Median debt from institution financing plan:N/A

Job Placement

% Job Placement of Graduates 83%

Structural Welding

Cost of Program

Tuition & fees: $3,189.00
Books & supplies: $1,200.00
On-Campus Room & Board:Not Offered

Length of Program

Intended time to complete:12 Months
% of graduates who completed on time: 61.1%

Employment

Jobs related to this program:
• Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121.00) O*NET

Debt

Median debt from federal loans:N/A
Median debt from private educational loans:N/A
Median debt from institution financing plan:N/A

Job Placement

% Job Placement of Graduates 83%

Staff Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Solis, Leslie lsolis17 (956) 872-6258 TECH West 241
Name E-mail Phone Location
Ingram, Richard ringram 956-872-6152 Tech East A-110

Please contact the department for information about Adjunct Faculty

Admission Requirements

Due to the demand of the Welding Technology Program, a mandatory orientation is required of all first semester students.