What you can get
What it's about
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry.
- Maintenance Welder
- Mig Welder
- Sub Arc Operator
- Finishing Technician
- Robot Operator
- Spot Welder
- Technical Associate
Courses you'll take
Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provides the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
What you'll gain
Successful graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
Apply on DCCC's website and meet with an enrollment counselor.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate proper and safe cutting techniques for steel, aluminum, stainless, and other metals using various technologies.
- Distinguish between ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and be able to demonstrate the correct welding practices of these metals.
- Weld various metals with arc (Stick) or inert gas-shielded (MIG/TIG) in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead).
- Demonstrate proper design processes for fabricating products.
B.E. Mendenhall Jr. Building
Hours of Operation:
Monday & Tuesday: 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Wednesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.- Noon
Call us: 336.249.8186
Fax Number: 336.224.0240