Welding

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What is the program?

The Welding Technology program is designed to establish welding skills necessary for entry-level job placements and enhance the skills of experienced welders in the various arc welding processes used by industry. The program also provides welder certification training for experienced welders as well as for beginning students.

 

When is the program offered?

Courses are taught year round during the day and evening for full-time and part-time students to accommodate a wide range of schedules.

 

What awards does the program lead to and how long does it take?

Students may earn a Certificate.  Students enrolled full-time may complete a Certificate in as little as three to four semesters (12-18 months).

 

What requirements do I need in order to enroll?

A student without a high school diploma or GED certificate is eligible to enter this program. Students without a high school diploma or GED and applying for financial aid must take the Ability-to-Benefit test prior to enrolling. For information on the Ability-to-Benefit test, please call 205.391.2232.

 

What jobs will this program prepare me for?

Welders, cutters, welding machine operators and fabrication fitters.

 

Where have Shelton State Welding Students found jobs?

In various construction, technology, and industrial companies in-state and out-of-state.

CONTACT:

Kenneth Blackwell     
Email: kblackwell@sheltonstate.edu
Phone:  205.391.2451
Office:  Welding Shop, Martin Campus

Dustin McDow
Email: dmcdow@sheltonstate.edu
Office: Welding Shop, Martin Campus