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Associate’s Degree in Welding Technology

Southern Technical College’s welding program in Auburndale, Orlando & Sanford offers an Associate’s 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. Morning, afternoon 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’s 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’s Degree in Welding Technology, may choose to become a certified welder.

Course Titles

Introduction to Business
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Building Construction
Professional Development and Success
Career Preparation
Introduction to Welding
Fillet Welding
Structural Welding
SMAW Groove Welding
Basic Pipe 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’s 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: