Welding

 The Welding Technology Program is dedicated to welding education, technology, and student success.  Students in this program will learn various welding techniques, careers and the skills needed to be successful in the Welding Technology field.   Welding occupations are primarily concerned with joining, surfacing, or repairing structures or parts made of metal or other weldable materials.  The skills and knowledge needed to determine the appropriate welding technique required for a specific project and to successfully perform that technique are gained through course work and practical experience.  

Available Credentials

Certificates

  • Welding Helper
  • Gas Welder
  • ARC Cutter
  • Tacker Welder
  • Production Line Welder
  • ARC Welder
  • AWS National Skills Standard Level 1
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

PDF FileAcademic plan for Welding Certificates

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Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.  Please consult HCC's general admission requirements.

Length of Program

Certificates can be earned in as short as one semester and up to 4 semesters.

Contact

Stuart Zieman, Program Coordinator
Office:  Hopkinsville Campus, Technology Center 124G
Phone:  (270) 707-3871
Email:  szieman0001@kctcs.edu

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.