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School of Technical & Professional Specialties

Welding Fabrication

Welding Fabrication & Inspection degree seeking students will receive a foundation of industry practices, welding theory, and knowledge of metal alloys and metallurgy processes. Graduates from the program will be competent in layout, fabrication, inspection, fitting, cutting and forming metals and determining electrodes/wire and filler metals required by industry.

Students will have the opportunity to learn techniques for certification testing, competent blueprint interpretation, and written procedures required by industry. Welders desiring to improve their position by upgrading their skills in specific welding processes or applications; or welders desiring instruction certification, fabrication, or inspection are encouraged to enroll in the program.

Occupations in this area:

For state and national occupation information, visit O*Net and enter the following code(s):

  • 51-4022.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
  • 51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
  • 51-4121.00 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

* The U.S. Education Department now requires institutions to provide Gainful Employment information to prospective students that provide consumer information on program costs, student debt and completion. The above Career & Program information will provide a comparison between similar programs at different institutions

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