The Welding Technology certificate course prepares students for entry-level work in the welding industry. Students learn about safety, hand tools, oxy-acetylene torches, plasma arc, shielded metal arc welding (stick), gas metal arc welding (MIG), gas tungsten arc welding (TIG), flux cored arc welding, metallurgy, print reading, and weld symbols.
Graduates work as welders, welder/fabricators, maintenance welders, fitters, ornamental metal sculptors, and welder helpers.
Typical employers in the welding industry include structural steel fabricators, custom metal shops, industrial contractors, shipyards, pipe and pressure vessel fabricators, and retail welding sales.
All major welding courses will be held at the College’s welding shop. This is a satellite location. This location is at 2001 Rosanna Ave., Scranton, PA 18509. The Welding Shop is approximately 1.5 miles from the Main Campus located at 3427 North Main Avenue, Scranton, PA 18508.