2-4 Semesters
Pathway Title Welding Technology
High School Courses Welding Technology I, II
College Credits Introductory Welding
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
Advanced Shield Metal Arc Welding II
Gas Metal Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Welding Fabrication I
Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding II
Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding II
Industry Certifications American Welding Society (AWS)
Internships and Work Experiences Second-semester seniors who have passed certifications requirements maybe placed in limited internships

What will I be learning in this college/career pathway?
  • You will be operating various types of welding and machining equipment.
  • In the welding lab, you will practice forming, shearing, arc welding, mig, tig, oxy-acetylene, fusion, brazing and arc aircutting and resistance welding.
  • Through hands-on activities, you will learn about the properties of metals, safety issues, blueprint reading, electrical principals, welding symbols,and mechanical drawings.


What career options will this program prepare me to pursue?
Welders, Cutters, & Welder Fitters
MACC Graduate $38,080 avg.
Structural Metal Fabricator
MACC Graduate $40,000 avg.
 Structural Iron & Steel Workers MACC Graduate $54,500 avg.
Materials Engineer
4-year College $66,070 avg.