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Welding Technology

Every ship, jet, train, bridge, or steel-frame building is only as strong as its welds! Join the Welding Technology program to gain the skills and knowledge needed in this high-demand field.


Program Options

The Welding Program offers a wide variety of classes to meet the needs of students whose goals range from those seeking employment in the Metal Trades Industry to the home hobbyist. The modern welder is knowledgeable about workplace safety, metallurgy, blueprint reading, power sources, layout and fitting techniques, as well as tools and materials.

Students study a variety of layout, fabrication, and metal joining techniques using steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Processes include oxy-fuel cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, and gas tungsten arc welding.

ATA Degree Options

  • Welding Technology

Certificate Options

  • Welding Technology
  • Welding in Manufacturing
  • Welding Specialty – SMAW
  • Welding Specialty – FCAW
  • Welding Specialty – Aluminum
  • Advanced Welding Specialty
  • Welding Fundamentals – Steel Micro-certificate
  • Welding Fundamentals – Aluminum Micro-certificate

See our All the Details page for complete degree and certificate information.

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Contact Us

Michael Baker
Department Chair
360.416.7703

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Mary Kuebelbeck
Welding Instructor
360.416.6743

Email Mary