Advanced Welding

Program Overview

This program is a 12 credit hour, one semester curriculum based on the American Welding Society’s curriculum for Certified Welding Supervisors and Certified Welding Instructors. Students will have an option to complete the TCA with designated courses from either Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics or Oil and Gas Production Technology.

With the addition of new industries in Northwest Louisiana, industry leaders have requested a certification program for higher level welders to include: new welding technology, supervision and management, inspection, testing, economics of welding, and welding materials.

This program has several specialization options to help students in several industrial fields including Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics and Oil and Gas Production Technology.

Scholarships are available for students in the Advanced Welding Program.

Additional Benefits

Students enrolled in the Advanced Welding Program can also benefit from the following services:

  • Professional Development
  • Resume Workshops
  • Mock Interviews
  • Work Readiness Training
  • Engage with Local Employers

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This project is sponsored by a $2.5 Million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. This program is an Equal Opportunity program. Adaptive equipment is available upon request for individuals with disabilities.

Department of Labor