Work Ready Scholarship






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


  • ARC Cutter

  • Gas Welder

  • Gas Metal ARC Welding

  • Tack 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


Welding Technology program brochure