Program Summary

The Welding Program provides state-of-the-art training for students of all ages, from those in high school wanting to learn a skill and start a career, to those who have already begun their occupation in welding, and those who simply want to advance their skills. Partnering with nationally recognized Lincoln Electric and NC3 allows students to receive the highest quality training and mastery of essential job skills.

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Joe PriceJoe Price
Program Coordinator



Program Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to:

Apply knowledge of industrial safety standards to both field and factory environments.

Demonstrate proficiency in multiple welding processes and principles of fabrication.

Apply knowledge of the characteristics of metallurgy to industrial joining techniques, material joining processes, and manufacturing standards.

Understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities and their implications related to the practice of welding technology in a global/social context.

Use workplace skills to promote profit, product, and service quality as related to the welding industry.


Welding Program Handbook

Hill County Campus Tool List

Johnson County Campus Tool List




Basic Arc Welding Skills
Certificate of Completion 
16 credit hours

Semi-Automatic Welding
Certificate of Completion 
16 credit hours

Special Arc Welding Skills
Certificate of Completion   
31 credit hours            

Welding Technology
Certificate of Technology
45 credit hours

Welding Technology
Associate of Applied Science 
60 credit hours  

Welding Education Plan



Welding Interactive Education Plan

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