Department Chair

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Lafayette Hall, Room 148-A, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
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8:00AM to 5:00PM
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Steven Scott
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Welding Technology @ FTCC

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with an insurmountable advantage in the world of skilled trades.

Upon completion, a student will have:

  • A firm foundation in the science and technology of welding theory

  • Practical application essential for successful employment in the welding and welding fabrication industry

Course Work

  • The latest in welding technology, including CNC plasma cutting, GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG), and SMAW (STICK) welding.
  • Students will also be introduced Robotic MIG welding. These processes are being used in today’s fast-paced world of motorsports as well as some of the most complex building structures.
  • Courses in blueprint reading, and safety procedures further prepare today’s student with industry-leading skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Career Paths

Graduates may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
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At FTCC you can earn a diploma or certificate in Welding Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Diploma

Welding Diploma (D50420)

Program Length: 3 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Diploma

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Certificates

Basic Welding Technology Certificate (C50420C1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

 


High School Connections
Basic Welding Technology Certificate (C50420H1)

Program Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate