Welding Technology

Program Contact

Lett, Derrick
Welding Technology Instructor
251-578-1313 Ext. 121
Type: Associate in Occupational Technologies

Length of Program: 6 Semesters of Full-time attendance 

Type: Certificate

Length of Program: 4 Semesters of Full-time attendance 

Type: Short-term Certificate

Length of Program: 2 Semesters of Full-time attendance 

The purpose of the Welding Technology program is to provide accessible, quality educational opportunities that will provide individuals with the knowledge, technical skills, and attitudes necessary to obtain entry-level employment in the welding profession.

The diploma and certificates programs are intended to produce graduates who are prepared for employment as entry-level structural and / or pipe welders. Program graduates are to be competent in the academic areas of communications, mathematics, computer literacy, and human relations and in the technical areas of cutting processes, blueprint reading, SMAW and GMAW structural welding and SMAW and GTAW pipe welding to AWS standards.

Reid State Technical College will accomplish program objectives by providing students with a comprehensive general education and technical training in the core area of Welding Technology.