Degrees & Certificates

Welding Technology

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Advanced Welding

Certificate of Achievement

Welding

Certificate of Achievement

Overview

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.

Find Your Future at our CTE Event

Welding Showcase

Tuesday, October 9 • 4:30-5:30 p.m.

This in-depth overview session includes a facility tour and faculty talks, along with information focused on program admission requirements and career prospects.

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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.

Career Program Outcomes

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Study Tuition-Free

Money

If you're between the ages of 16-24 and are in need of financial assistance, you may be able to get your tuition, fees, books and supplies paid for through the Youth Services Program.

Meet Your Faculty

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Costs and Payments

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Gainful Employment

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