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Welding Technology

Students in this program will learn various welding techniques, careers and the skills needed to be successful in the Welding Technology field. Welding occupations are primarily concerned with joining, surfacing, or repairing structures or parts made of metal or other weldable materials. The skills and knowledge needed to determine the appropriate welding technique required for a specific project and to successfully perform that technique are gained through course work and practical experience. The program offers a wide range of credentials including the Associate in Applied Science Degree, Diploma, and eleven certificates in Welding Technology.

Career Path

After completing the Welding Technology Program a student will be qualified to work in the construction trades of boiler-making, pipe-fitting, ironworking and, marine welding. They would also be qualified for manufacturing jobs.

Admission Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for this program. Admission to ACTC is sufficient.

Program Length

This program can be completed in two years.

Credentials Offered


  • Associate in Applied Science - General Occupational Technical Studies


  • Combination Welder


  • Welder Helper
  • Gas Welder
  • ARC Cutter
  • Tack Welder
  • Production Line Welder
  • ARC Welder
  • Pipeline Welder 
  • AWS National Skills Standards Level I
  • Local 248 Pipeline Welder

More Information

Curtis Bowman, Instructor