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 working industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

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.

Welding Technology

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The links below provide additional information on these programs.


Diploma

Welding Technology Diploma (D50420)

Certificate

Welding Technology – Level I Certificate (C50420A)

Welding Technology – Level II Certificate (C50420B)

Contact Information

Tom Whitaker, Coordinator
Whitaker.tom@gaston.edu
704.922.6397
Location: PTI-115A

Harold D. Humphries, Instructor (Full-time, temp.)
Humphries.Harold@gaston.edu
704.922.6397
Location: PTI-115A

Rodney Spencer, Instructor (Full-time, temp.)
Spencer.Rodney@gaston.edu
704.922.6397
Location: PTI-115A