welding student works on project


Ben Lock
Bacon (Building 20), room 130
919-536-7200, ext. 2803

Plan of Study

(Courses by Semester)
* This program is financial aid eligible.

Welding Technology - Certificate

Short Term

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum 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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Spring Application Deadline is Jan 02

Estimated Tuition & Fees



Main Campus

Credit Hours


First-Semester Courses

Course Number Title Credit Hours
WLD-112 Basic Welding Processes 2
WLD-141 Symbols and Specifications 3

Suggested Paths

Long Term

(More than 12 months)

University Transfer