Welding Technology

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Robert Holmes

Full Time Faculty - Welding Technology

480-461-7135

This program is part of the Applied Sciences and Technology Department.

Welding Technology

You want a hands-on career in welding? You’re going to need a hands-on training program. Welcome to Welding Technology at MCC.

Our comprehensive program is designed to develop your skills in oxyacetylene (gas) and electric (arc) welding. Our classes are conducted in laboratories outfitted with modern industrial welding equipment. We provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with modern industrial welding equipment. We teach you to use advanced welding techniques and machines, including MIG (metal inert gas) and TIG (tungsten inert gas). The optional certificates provide a stepped path leading to the associate’s degree or certificates/certifications.

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.

Certificate

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.

A list of available certificates offered in the Welding Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Welding

Degree

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.

A list of available associate degrees offered in the Welding Technology program
Name Type Title Courses
Associate in Applied Science AAS Welding

Career Opportunities

The Welding Technology program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $39,090
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

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.

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Welding Technology program is available through the Applied Sciences and Technology department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.