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Residential Faculty - Welding
Office: 52 - Room: 111
This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.
Working with your hands and learning a trade like welding will never go out of style. If you agree and want to become a member of the welding industry, consider joining our extensive program where future jobs for you might include welder, cutter, solderer, and brazer.
You’ll learn the ropes of Oxy-Fuel welding (OFW) and cutting (OFC), as well as Shielded Metal Arc welding (SMAW) processes under the guidance of our experienced instructors. You’ll gain the skills required to work with modern industrial welding equipment using advanced welding practices. Covered techniques include Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).
Don’t wait. Make it happen and join the Welding program today.
The Right Pathway for You
MCC offers Certificates of Completion and Associate Degrees for this program. Your interests and goals will guide you in selecting the pathway that is ideal for you. You may find a combination of certificates or degrees is the fastest way to realize your dreams.
The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.
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MCC’s associate degrees enhance your resume and prepare you to enter the workforce with an advantage. Whether you are interested in simply completing basic, required college courses or specializing in a specific area, there’s a degree for you.
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Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Welding program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.
Connect with an Advisor
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to connect with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
Resources For You
Get credit for your industry training. MCC offers Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) for students with existing industry certifications, licenses, and approved corporate training. Access the form below and attach proof of training/certification when you submit your request. Please note, in order to access and complete the PLA form, you must be an active MCC student and have an MEID.