Welding Technology Associate Degree

PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Paul Phelps | (864) 646-1405 | pphelps@tctc.edu

Welding StudentTake a look at the exciting and high paying career of Welding. Students are trained in arc, MIG, dual-shielded flux-cored arc welding, and TIG welding, as well as, plasma, acetylene, and carbon arc cutting. Graduates are proficient in welding steel, stainless steel, and aluminum in structural and pipe applications.

PROGRAMS

Welding Technology Associate Degree

Certificate Options

SCHEDULING AND ENTRY OPTIONS
Day, afternoon, and evening classes are available, and students may enter any term. Full-time day students usually complete requirements in five to six terms. For students taking a reduced load, a degree requires eight to ten terms. General Education course requirements can be completed at any time during the program. Courses can be completed in any order subject to the completion of course prerequisites.

TRANSITION FROM HIGH SCHOOL
Advanced placement opportunities are available to those completing certain high school courses. Click here for more information.

CO-OP OPPORTUNITIES
Current co-op opportunities are available with the following companies: BMW, Duke Energy

JOB OUTLOOK
Welding is ranked as one of the top ten fastest growing career fields in South Carolina by the US Department of Labor. Graduates are employed primarily in construction and metalworking fields. Career opportunities include: fabricator, welder, pipe welder, combination welder, production welder, and tack welder. Anticipated average salary information is located here.

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