Welding Technology

[D50420] Diploma
[C50420M] MIG Certificate
[C50420T] TIG Certificate

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.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and nondestructive 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.


Upon successful completion of the Welding Technology program, the student should be able to

  1. Properly perform welds to industry standards.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to identify common weld defects.
  3. Show proficiency in setting up of welding machines.

NOTE: The Welding Technology program is offered at RCC's Archdale Center. For more information, contact Michael Ford, Department Head, Welding - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 336-328-1756.

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