Welding

Welding Technology Program


The Welding Technology program is a two-year program that trains students in various types of welds in all positions, including plate and pipe. Blueprint reading, layout and fit-up are integral parts of the curriculum. The program provides a mix of classroom instruction and hands-on lab work.

Students completing the two-year program will earn advanced standing from East Central College. Adult students may enroll directly through East Central College.

Students will learn personal development, work attitude and leadership skills as a part of the program and their membership in SkillsUSA, the national career and technical student organization.

Areas of Training


  • OXY Fuel Cutting
  • SMAW - Stick All Position Welding
  • GMAW - Mig All Position Welding
  • FCAW - Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • GTAW - Tig All Position Welding
  • PAC - Plasma Arc Cutting
  • SAW - Submerged Arc Welding
  • Metal Art Work

Program Info

Welding Flyer

Career Pathways

Program of Study

Partner Links


American Welding Society

SkillsUSA

ECC Fact Sheet


Welding Fact Sheet

Thinking about a career in welding


Video Why a Career in Welding

Expected Earnings


PayScale.com

Online Payments

Online Payments