•  Would you like a career with endless career path possibilities, be able to travel the world, and be in high demand? Yes! 

    Welding is a career for you!

    What will my classes be like?

    You will begin your day a Heartland Community College in their state-of-the-art facility. You will have the ability to take two years of this class and graduate with 6 hours of dual credit.



    Program Description

    This course is designed for students with an interest in the field of manufacturing, which includes machining, sheet metal, computerized machines, and welding. Classroom instruction will include workplace safety, blueprint reading, applied math, training of hand and power tools, and instruction on proper procedures of laboratory equipment. Specialized laboratory learning experiences include planning, manufacturing, assembling, and metal fabricating process. Students may work towards the American Welding Society (AWS) certification in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Students will develop skills necessary to continue with post-secondary education or obtain an entry-level position in manufacturing occupations. Students will also benefit from the business partnership with Caterpillar.


    This class is Dual Credit with Heartland Community College, WELD110 and WELD116, 3 credits each.



    Employment Opportunities

    • Code Pipe, Plate, or Structural Welder
    • Construction Welder or Maintenance Welder
    • Construction Apprentice
    • Maintenance Welder Apprentice
    • Mass Production Welder/Weld Tacker
    • Pipe Fitter Apprentice
    • Robot Welder Technician
    • Structural Iron Worker Apprentice
    • Welder Inspector/Tester
    • Welder's Assistant/Welder Assembler
    • Welding Engineer
    • Welding Foreman/Supervisor
    • Welding Instructor
    • Welding Production Manager


    Contact Information             

    • Aaron Metcalf