Learn to shape the world around us
Whether it’s joining the beams in a high-rise building, repairing pipelines, or analyzing damaged structures, welders perform a critical task we rely on every day. Austin Community College’s Welding Technology Program prepares you to work in a variety of settings. Students receive hands-on training in a variety of welding techniques, including oxy/fuel, shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, and flux-core arc. Tracks are offered in pipe welding, inspection, ultrahigh purity piping, metalsmithing, coppersmithing, and art metals.
Skills You Gain
Students build expertise in blueprint interpretation, layout and fabrication, plate and pipe welding, ultrasonic testing, and welding inspection (including preparation for the Certified Welding Inspector Exam).
Graduates are employed in a wide range of organizations in fields such as construction, engineering, infrastructure, semiconductor, metallurgy, oil and gas, and industrial inspection, not to mention local specialty manufacturing, welding, and machine shops.