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    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $53,000.
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    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $53,000.
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    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $53,000.
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Welding Technology

  • 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.

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    Overview

    Students are accepted into the program every term. 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

    How to get Started

    Complete an Application for Admission

    • To apply for a fall semester start, the welding application is open between February 1st – March 15th.
    • To apply for a spring semester start, the welding application is open between September 1st – October 15th.

    Submit placement scores or proof of completed college-level math and English coursework. Visit the SCC Testing Center for more information.

    Applications submitted during the periods listed above will be considered on a first come, first served basis based. All application requirements must be completed to be considered for admission.

    If you’re ready to apply during a time period when the application for the Welding Technology program is not available, complete our Request More Information form, and our Admissions Office will send you a reminder at the start of the upcoming application period.

    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. Graduates report an average annual starting salary of $43,992

    Starting Term(s)

    Fall, Spring and Summer terms.

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