Associate of Applied Science

The Welding Technology program of study leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree and prepares students for work in the field of welding technology. In addition to gaining an overall understanding of welding machines, weld processes, and hands-on welding proficiency, students develop skills in the areas of print reading, welding symbols, weld inspection, destructive and non-destructive testing, computer-aided drafting along with precision machine tool operation. Students gain knowledge and skills necessary to prepare them for weld qualification to code specification(s).

Cost of Attendance

For general college expense, students can view LCCC’s tuition and fees Web page. Students in this program incur additional expenses of $1,650 in program and course fees and $150 in books and supplies.

Welding Certificates


A free two-day conference designed to help high school agriculture and welding instructors grow their skills in the welding lab.

The workshop includes:

  • Welding techniques in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
  • Learn and practice skills in pipe and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)
  • Equipment and set up of welding techniques and curriculum ideas to take back to the classroom
  • Earn PTSB continuing education credits
  • Opportunity to test to become a concurrent enrollment instructor for LCCC

Attendees must provide their own welding helmet.
Meals and lodging included.
Space is limited to 20 participants.

Register for Weld Works 


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See an interview by CBS News Channel 5 with LCCC welding instructor Sam Graham about the High School Welding Competition at LCCC.