Office Location
Lafayette Hall, Room 148-A, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Monday - Friday
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Department Chair: Steven Scott
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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

What to Expect:

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.

 

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

The Welding Technology program is designed to meet the educational requirements for AWS (American Welding Society) Certified Welder in North Carolina. Please see the disclosure chart for information regarding AWS Certified Welder in other states.