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Welding Technology

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  • Welcome

    The Welding Program at SCC is an Accredited Test Facility through the American Welding Society, and students who achieve an AAS degree will be qualified/certified to a national code through this facility upon graduation.

    You're a Good Fit
    for this program because . . .

    Overview

    Students are accepted into the program every quarter. The program also offers flexible hours accommodating both full and part-time schedules. This allows students to choose day, afternoon, evening and also Saturday classes to meet their schedule.

    The program includes classroom instruction and extensive hands-on training and simulates requirements of nationally recognized codes and standards.

    Mission

    Our mission is to educate and prepare students for gainful employment and to meet the needs of the welding technology fields. We constantly strive to meet the needs of our students and industry through specialized classes and customized training.

    Employment Outlook

    Employment of welding, soldering, and brazing workers is expected to grow more slowly than average. They will have excellent job opportunities as some welding employers report difficulty finding trained welders. SCC program graduates are employed in various industrial applications both locally and nationally. Recent graduates report an average starting salary of $17.95 per hour, with a high salary of $28 per hour.

    Read the USA Today story about the Shortage of Welders.

    Starting Terms

    Lincoln Campus, All Quarters.

    Welding Technology-AAS

    Curriculum
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    Requirements

    Program Requirements & Student Responsibilities

    1. Students should have a great desire to be involved in the welding field.
    2. Complete and submit an Application for Admission form and return it to SCC, or apply online.
    3. All applicants are responsible for scheduling an appointment to take the COMPASS test at the campus Testing Center. ACT scores may be accepted. For questions about applications or for a campus tour of SCC, contact the Lincoln or Milford campus Admissions Office.
    4. Maintain attendance standards according to college policy.
    5. Follow designated safety procedures while on campus.
    6. Participate in all learning activities at the scheduled times, and complete and submit required assignments and projects by the required due date.
    7. Be responsible for program costs: tuition, fees, books and tools.

    Program Goals

    1. Provide a broad competency-based curriculum detailing the acceptable skill and knowledge requirements for training and qualification/certification of entry-level and advanced welders according to nationally recognized welding standards and codes.
    2. The student will be able to demonstrate the ability to work safely with others, be a contributing member of a team and exhibit exemplary work habits.
    3. The graduating student will be adequately prepared to compete for a variety of manufacturing jobs requiring technical welding skills that meet industry requirements.
    4. To provide students with the opportunity to develop skills which include critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and practical reasoning.
    Costs

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    Welcome

    The Welding Program at SCC is an Accredited Test Facility through the American Welding Society, and students who achieve an AAS degree will be qualified/certified to a national code through this facility upon graduation.

    You're a Good Fit
    for this program because . . .

    Overview

    Students are accepted into the program every quarter. The program also offers flexible hours accommodating both full and part-time schedules. This allows students to choose day, afternoon, evening and also Saturday classes to meet their schedule.

    The program includes classroom instruction and extensive hands-on training and simulates requirements of nationally recognized codes and standards.

    Mission

    Our mission is to educate and prepare students for gainful employment and to meet the needs of the welding technology fields. We constantly strive to meet the needs of our students and industry through specialized classes and customized training.

    Employment Outlook

    Employment of welding, soldering, and brazing workers is expected to grow more slowly than average. They will have excellent job opportunities as some welding employers report difficulty finding trained welders. SCC program graduates are employed in various industrial applications both locally and nationally. Recent graduates report an average starting salary of $17.95 per hour, with a high salary of $28 per hour.

    Read the USA Today story about the Shortage of Welders.

    Starting Terms

    Lincoln Campus, All Quarters.