Welding Tech


The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and nonconsumable electrode welding and cutting processes.

Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and nondestructive testing provides the student with industry- standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Successful graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

Programs offered

Welding Technology A.A.S.
Welding Technology - Diploma
Welding Technology - Basic Welding Certificate I

For More Information Contact:

Vernon Daugherty, Dean
Interim Chair, Welding Technologies
Phone: 828-398-7220
Email: vernonddaugherty@abtech.edu

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Madison Campus Welding Club