Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area:

Technician welding on a piece of equipment

Program Information

Emphasis is placed on :

  • consumable electrode welding
  • non-consumable electrode welding
  • cutting processes

Courses may include:

  • destructive and non-destructive testing
  • math
  • metallurgy
  • print reading
  • welding inspection

providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.

Career Information

The Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook states,"Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings.quot; (Visited 2018).


Program Information

photo of Gary Hudson
Gary Hudson
Coordinator / Instructor

Welding Technologies
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Caldwell - E - 342
Credentials for Gary Hudson
photo of Susan Deal
Susan Deal
Director / Instructor

Electrical/Electronic/ Mechanical Engineering Technology
Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
Caldwell - G - 111
Credentials for Susan Deal