Degrees & Certificates
For a highly-skilled career that gets you into the workforce quickly, consider welding.
A strong education is vital, but training takes less time, and job opportunities are diverse and plentiful.
At Waubonsee, you can learn what you need to know for a career in welding—and since the versatile skills are the same across industries, you’ll be able to work where you’re needed most, or in an industry that’s of particular interest to you.
Studying Welding at Waubonsee
Waubonsee’s Welding Program is comprehensive, with options including certificates and an associate degree.
Hands-on skills development prepares students for real-world work, with training in the industry’s most in-demand techniques: oxy-fuel, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, flux cored arc, and gas tungsten arc.
Classes are taught by knowledgeable and concerned instructors who bring extensive field experience into the classroom, including manufacturing and field construction.
Working in Welding
Graduates have observed that certified welders have more opportunity in the field. Professional welders also have long careers, thanks to consistent need for their skills.
Many industries put welders to work: construction, energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, industrial and more.
Welders also have a long history as self-starters, running their own business or working as a solopreneur. With the number of options available, certified welders have a bright future.
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View information on costs, financing options and program length in weeks for our Advanced Welding Certificate.