Robeson Community College

Welding

 

Pipe Welding Inspection Picture

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

    CAREER OPTIONS

    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/hour – $25.00/hour
    ESSENTIAL SKILLS

    Helpful Personal Attributes

    • Highly motivated to work with industry
    • Strong sense of ethical behavior
    • Positive attitude
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Effective oral, written and communication skills
    Welding Technology Diploma

    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 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.

    Find more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=696&returnto=507

    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.

    Welding Technology Certificate

    This certificate purpose is designed to provide individuals with entry-level competencies in oxy-fuel, cutting systems, shielding metal arc (stick) welding process, and gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding process.

    Find more information on the program: https://catalog.robeson.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=6&poid=695&returnto=507

     The Welding Technology Certificate is a 18-credit hour program.

    Levinson, Michael

    Electrical Systems Program Director | Building – 9
    Email: mlevinson@robeson.edu
    Phone: (910) 272-3471

    Locklear, Bobby

    Welding Program Director | Building – 1
    Email: blocklear@robeson.edu
    Phone: (910) 272-3474