Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology

Southern Technical College’s welding program in Auburndale, Orlando & Sanford offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology. Our Welding Technology program teaches students welding processes that involve Fillet, Groove, Shield Metal Arc  and MIG/TIG components along with advanced techniques used for pipe welding. The welding classes at Southern Technical College offers more than just the technical skills to become a welder.

Welding students are exposed to the necessary business and technology programs used in today’s current job market.  Southern Technical College students gain the essential knowledge to operate, oversee and assist with various welding operations. Upon graduation, with these new skill sets, students have an edge in today’s competitive workplace; where modern welding jobs are continuing to place emphasis on computer-aided manufacturing equipment and automated welding systems.

Program overview:

  • Can be completed in 18 months.
  • Consists of hands-on instruction from experienced professionals.
  • Offers flexible scheduling. Day and evening classes available.
  • Available at our campuses in AuburndaleOrlando & Sanford, FL.

Why Southern Technical College:

  • Day and evening classes available
  • Small class sizes
  • Accredited
  • Faculty of industry professionals
  • Resume building and interviewing prep
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify

Southern Technical College graduates who earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology, are equipped with the know-how to work anywhere a welder is needed. Some welding career fields include: automotive, aerospace, aviation, bridge work, construction, manufacturing, ship yards, and skyscrapers. Professionals, who complete their Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology, may choose to become a certified welder.

Is a Career as a Welder Right for You?

Take the STC “Welding Technology Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for. Get Your Welding Career Training Readiness Score Now.

Course Titles

Introduction to Business
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Building Construction
Career Preparation
Introduction to Welding
Fillet Welding
Introduction to Fabrication
Structural Welding
SMAW Groove Welding
Basic Pipe Welding
Introduction to TIG Welding
Pipe Welding I
Pipe Welding II
Non-Ferrous Welding I
Non-Ferrous Welding II

If you are looking for a welding school, consider earning your Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology. Get started today at Southern Technical College’s Welding School. Contact us to learn more.

Career options upon graduation

  • Automotive Repair Facility
  • Bridge Construction
  • Building Construction for Schools, Stadiums, and Arenas
  • Oil Pipelines
  • Ship Yard
  • Theme Park Construction
  • Welding Shop

Welding Technology program is available at these locations:

Women in Welding

Read more about how Kayla Phillips, a Southern Technical College Welding Graduate, is making an impact at WastePro.

Why Southern Tech?

At Southern Technical College we strive to provide an education that will prepare students to pursue successful careers and lead enriched lives.

Based on the current market demands, we seek to provide the most relevant knowledge to our students and strive to ensure that our technology, our curriculum and our faculty are in touch with today’s and tomorrow’s industry needs.

Financial Assistance Options

This is most often the scariest part of your decision to go to college, but don’t worry, our staff will walk you through the process step-by-step. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
  • Federal Parent Loans for Undergraduate Students
  • Veterans’ Benefits and Assistance

Career Training Readiness Quiz

This fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report which identifies your strengths and social style. Plus, you will discover the training and positions you’re best suited for.