Looking to put a spark in your career? Want to learn skills that can help you get a job in the highly technical materials joining industry? The Welding Technology program at Wayne Community College may be for you! We will provide you with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Additional courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing will give you industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.
Career opportunities are available in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self employment. Salaries start from $26,000 to $40,000 per year and go up for specialized skill sets.
Credentials available: Diploma in Welding Technology
Average Class Size: 10-15
Things to Consider: Welders are in high demand and the growth in area industry is going to support this trend. There is also an evening option to help working adults get the skills they need to move up.
Welding Technology (D50420)
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