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Welding

Take a look at the exciting and high paying career of Welding. Students specializing in this skilled trade 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.

The Welding program prepares students for a variety of employment opportunities, primarily in construction and metalworking. Courses offer hands-on, practical training in basic and advanced welding techniques. Students learn to weld steel, stainless steel, aluminum, pipe, and other welding skills needed in the workplace.

Schedule of Courses

We also offer a variety of certificates that count toward the full associate degree. Learn more.

EXPLORE RELATED PROGRAMS

Program of Study Credential/Outcome Eligible for Financial Aid Course Scheduling Location
CNC Programming and Operations Associate Degree Yes Day Industrial Technology Center,Oconee
Electrical Wiring Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Engineering Design Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Engineering Science - Transfer Certificate No Day,Evening Pendleton
General Engineering Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Industrial Electronics Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Easley,Pendleton
Introduction to CNC Certificate No Day,Evening Pendleton
Introduction to Machining Certificate No Day Industrial Technology Center
Introduction to Manufacturing Management Technology Certificate No Day,Evening Pendleton
Introduction to Quality Assurance Certificate No Day,Evening Pendleton
Leadership Training Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Varies Pendleton
Lean Manufacturing/Process Improvement Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Day Pendleton
Manual and CNC Fundamentals Certificate No Day Industrial Technology Center
Manual Machining Certificate No Day Industrial Technology Center
Manufacturing and Continuous Process Improvement Certificate Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Manufacturing Management and Leadership Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Manufacturing Management and Leadership, Production and Operations Emphasis Associate Degree Yes Day Pendleton
Manufacturing Operators I Certificate No Day Pendleton
Manufacturing Production I Certificate No Day Pendleton
Manufacturing Production II Certificate No Day Pendleton
Mechatronics Associate Degree Yes Day,Evening Pendleton
Mechatronics, Maintenance Technician Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Evening,Varies Pendleton
Quality Management Systems Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
SC Certified Logistics Technician Noncredit, QuickJobs Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton
Technical Operations I, Mechatronics Certificate No Day,Evening Easley,Pendleton
Technical Operations II, Mechatronics Certificate No Day,Evening Easley,Pendleton
Wastewater Treatment Noncredit, Prof Dev Call 864-646-1700 Evening Pendleton

Technical Advanced Placement (TAP)

For students who complete select high school courses, you may be able to receive college credit. Learn more:

Learn & Earn

Training in General Engineering Technology offers great opportunities for your future, but you don't have to wait till graduation to begin doing what you love. This program offers several opportunities for work-based learning experiences that will complement the classroom work. Just a few examples are:

  • BMW
  • Duke Energy

Welding Technology program summary

A Solid Career 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. Learn more about openings and wage estimates right here in our area.

CONNECT WITH US

 

Division Office

(864) 646-1375
eit@tctc.edu
Cleveland Hall, Room 131

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Program Director:

Paul Phelps
Telephone: (864) 646-1405
Email: pphelps@tctc.edu

Academic Advisor:

Kenny Fletcher
Telephone: (864) 646-1517
Email: kfletch2@tctc.edu