The Associate in Applied Science degree in Advanced Manufacturing with a major in Welding is designed to teach the principles of welding as well as the nature of metals and types of gases used in welding. The welding curriculum also includes skills in welding and fusing of various metal types using an array of techniques and methods.The program is designed to provide qualified individuals the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to obtain a certificate verifying their competency in the basic requirements of Welding Technology.
Graduates of the Welding Technology program may become employed as a Welder, Cutter or Welding Machine Operator. Welders with additional training and experience may become employed as a Welding Technician, Welding Supervisor/Inspector or a Welding Instructor.
The median annual earnings are $ 19.35 per hour or $ 40,240 per year.
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