What is Welding Technology?
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
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 are my career choices?
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 degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Degrees and Transfer
- Combination Welder
- 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
Length of Program
You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.