Welding students will learn various basic and advanced welding/pipefitting techniques that are common in the industries: Shielded Metal, Gas Metal, Gas Tungsten and Flux Cored Arc Welding, cutting techniques, grinding, metal preparation, symbols and blueprint reading, metallurgy, layout, fabrication, pipe/valves/fitting installation, power tools, and measurement techniques.
The Welding Technology program is aligned with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curricula. This curriculum has been developed with the American Welding Society (AWS), Construction Industry Institute, the Manufacturer’s Institute and the Associated General Contractors of America.
Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
The Welding Technology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee Prison Education Initiative. Details of the articulation are located here,
For more information contact the the Student Services Office.
The Welding Technology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee community colleges. Details of the articulation can be downloaded and viewed here, Welding Articulation Agreement. For more information contact the program instructor or the Student Services Office.
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 6,920
Current job openings per year: 820