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  • Welding Technology Program.
    High - Demand Field
    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $49,000.
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    Welding Technology Program.
    High - Demand Field
    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $49,000.
    Placement
    Welding Technology Program.
    High - Demand Field
    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $49,000.
    Placement
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    Welding Technology Program.
    High - Demand Field
    Recent SCC Welding Technology graduates earned an average annual salary of nearly $49,000.
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Welding Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $9,397.50

    Program Length: 4 semesters

    Locations: Lincoln

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring / Summer

    Awards Offered: AAS / Cert / Diploma

    Program Description

    Discover your career with a degree from our Welding Technology program. Our flexible program provides classroom instruction with extensive hands-on training about current welding practices and procedures, metallurgy, destructive and nondestructive testing, inspection, and the principles of fabrication and design.

    We constantly strive to meet your needs by offering both full- and part-time schedules. Our class schedule allows you to choose the best date and time for your schedule. Your specialized classes and customized training also meet industry standards of the American Welding Society, American Petroleum Institute, and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

    You will be successful in our Welding Technology program if you:

    • have high spatial relations ability
    • have average geometry and basic trigonometry skill
    • enjoy working with hands, hand tools and machinery with average mechanical abilities
    • are an excellent communicator, both written and verba
    • are detail-oriented and can work within precise limits or standards of accurac
    • are a patient worker
    • have the perseverance to stay on a multi-step task to completion
    • like to see results and don’t mind getting dirty
    1. Want to learn more about SCC? Come see how SCC will help you achieve Your Path to Possible! Schedule a campus visit!
    2. Need help exploring career opportunities or navigating the admissions process? Schedule an appointment with an Admissions Counselor.
    3. Ready to apply? Complete an Application for Admission. Please note that all Fall 2020 day and evening Welding Technology classes are full. All completed applications will be processed and if accepted, students will be given a spot in the Spring 2021 Semester (January 2021) program; spaces are limited. Students accepted for the Spring 2021 program will be contacted about the opportunity to register for general education courses during the Fall 2020 semester. General education courses are a requirement for all Welding Technology students—this is a great opportunity to get a head start on Your Path to Possible!
    4. Submit ACT, SAT, Next Generation Accuplacer, or Accuplacer test scores (reading and math) or official college transcripts showing completion of post-secondary coursework in English and math to the Admissions Office at any SCC location.

    Our Welding Technology program prepares you for a potential career in the oil and gas industry, automotive, manufacturing, military and others. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $48,776. Career options in welding include:

    • Fabricator
    • Pipe Welder
    • Production Welder
    • Welding Fitter
    • Welding Machine Operator
    • Welding Technician

    The Welding Technology program is an Accredited Test Facility through:

    American Welding Society
    8669 NW 36 Street, # 130
    Miami, Florida 33166-6672
    800-443-9353

    If you graduate with an AAS degree, you will be qualified/certified to a national code through this facility upon graduation.

    Mark Hawkins, Instructor/Program Co-Director
    AWS CWI
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 10 years
    Instructional Experience: 23 years
    402-437-2694
    mhawkins@southeast.edu

    Brody Baer, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 2 years
    Instructional Experience: 1 year 
    402-761-8353
    bbaer@southeast.edu

    Garrett Elwood, Instructor
    AWS, CWI
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 6 years
    Instructional Experience: 1 year
    402-437-3600
    gelwood@southeast.edu

    Karen Foster, Instructor
    AWS CWI/CWE
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 2 years
    Instructional Experience: 9 years 
    402-437-2705
    kfoster@southeast.edu

    Shannon J. Hansen, Instructor
    AWS CWI/CWE
    AAS, Western Nebraska Community College
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    BT, Peru State College
    Related Work Experience: 11 years
    Instructional Experience: 13 years
    402-761-8226
    shansen@southeast.edu

    Matthew Keyzer, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 9 years
    402-437-2690
    mkeyzer@southeast.edu

    Christopher Luebbe, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 15 years
    Instructional Experience: 1 year
    402-437-2667
    cluebbe@southeast.edu

    Danny McCullock, Instructor/Program Co-Director
    AWS, CWI
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 2 years
    Instructional Experience: 14 years
    402-437-2693
    dmccullock@southeast.edu

    Drake McNally, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 3 years
    Instructional Experience: 1 year
    402-437-2692
    dmcnally@southeast.edu

    Arend Nyland, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 8 years
    Instructional Experience: 2 years
    402-437-2698
    anyland@southeast.edu

    Samuel Rosenau, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 8 years
    Instructional Experience: 1 year
    402-437-2691
    srosenau@southeast.edu

    Adam Scheele, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 3 years
    Instructional Experience: 4 years
    402-437-2637
    ascheele@southeast.edu

    Mike Yueill, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    Related Work Experience: 17 years
    402-437-2880
    myueill@southeast.edu

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