Welding

Career Description

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

Career Information

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.

The following is a list of local employers in the field of Welding Technology:

Entry-Level Salary

  • $12.00 – $25.00

Program Requirements

The Welding Technology Diploma is a 39-credit hour program. There is a basic core of 30 credit hours. The program also consists of 9 general education credit hours. The Welding Technology Certificate is a 18-credit hour program.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Highly motivated to work with industry, a strong sense of ethical behavior, a positive attitude,  ability to work well with others and effective oral, written and communication skills.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the  Welding Diploma and Welding Certificate Programs, contact Bobby Locklear, Instructor, at 910-272-3474, email bolocklear@robeson.edu or Harvey Strong, Program Director, at 910-272-3472, email hstrong@robeson.edu.