Welding Technology

Fuse yourself to a great future!

Our program trains you in the latest welding technology as well as traditional welding skills training and a good foundation in basic welding theory, metallurgy, and blueprint reading.
Students are taught to do electric arc welding, oxyacetylene gas welding, and cutting, metal inert gas welding (MIG), and tungsten inert gas welding (TIG). Get trained at Southeast and be in high demand!

What can I do?

Welding jobs are found in manufacturing and construction. Jobs are concentrated in fabricated metal product manufacturing, transportation equipment manufacturing, machinery manufacturing, and architectural and structural metals manufacturing. Welding technologists can be found joining beams in the construction of buildings, bridges, and other structures and joining pipes in pipelines, power plants, and refineries.

What are my options?

General Occupational & Technical Studies


  • Combination Welder

  • Certificate
  • ARC Cutter

  • ARC Welder

  • Gas Welder

  • Gas Metal ARC Welding

  • Gas Tungsten ARC Welding

  • Production Line Welder

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding

  • Tack Welder

  • AWS National Skills Standard Level I

  • Pipeline Welder

  • Welder Helper
  • How do I start?

    • Provide Southeast with your ACT scores 
    • Complete an Application for Admission "Start Here" 
    • Send high school/GED transcripts to Southeast 
    • Meet with Welding Technology faculty

    Contact Information

    Marshall Smith, Program Coordinator
    Office: Building One, Office 110
    Phone: 606-589-3205
    Email: Marshall Smith


    Check out the Welding Technology program brochure here!