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The Welding program prepares you for a career in construction and manufacturing settings, small job shops, city and government welding centers and related sites. You may also work as a self-employed welder.
The Welding AAS degree offers advanced instruction if you have finished the basic welding courses or if you are working at the trade and wish to upgrade your skills. We also give qualification tests if you wish to be become qualified in a welding process.
The Welding Certificate program provides training in the SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and the Oxyacetylene cutting process. This training is also included in the degree program. This two-semester program stresses print reading and applied metal properties. It prepares you for employment in the industry in the shortest possible time.