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Welding Technology

Students in our Welding Technology Program learn the technical knowledge and skills required for entry-level employment in welding, metal fabrication and related occupations.

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Our next program info session for Welding Technology is December 13 at 3 p.m. in Building 25, Room 400/403 . Come meet the instructors, see the classrooms, and learn how you can get started!

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You can start the program any quarter.

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How Much It Costs

For program costs, visit the Tuition and Fees page.

Costs are estimated and are not guarantees.

You can learn more about financial aid and scholarships right here. Or view our full tuition & fees breakdown.

How Long It Takes

Welding Technology Degree: 5 quarters
Basic Welding Skills Certificate: 1 quarter
Flux Cored Arc Welding Certificate: 2 quarters
Gas Metal Arc Welding Certificate: 2 quarters
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate: 2 quarters
Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate: 2 quarters

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees.

Potential Careers


Median annual pay in Washington: 

$44,100 per year.

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Career Pathway

This is not a guarantee of employment or a certain wage. Full career data available at careerinfo.net

What You'll Learn

Courses include extensive hands-on training as well as classroom instruction in all of the most common welding and cutting processes used in industry. Training also includes opportunities to develop metal-fabrication skills while completing practical projects.

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Degrees & Certificates

In this program we offer a Welding Technology Degree (with both an AAT and an AAS-T option) and five specialty certificates.

Welding Technology Degree (AAT or AAS-T)

Basic Welding Skills Certificate

Flux Cored Arc Welding Certificate

Gas Metal Arc Welding Certificate

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Certificate

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Certificate