Programs of Study
The Welding Technology program is designed to train the student in the fundamentals of industrial welding processes with emphasis on layout and design. Specific areas of training include: welding processes, welding procedures, blueprint reading, welding metallurgy, plate welding, pipe welding, pipe fitting, plate and pipe layout and fabrication, welding inspection and weld testing methods.
Students successfully completing the curriculum will meet all requirements for the Associate of Applied Science degree. The program is designed to articulate Tech Prep transfer courses. An optional plan for the Certificate of Proficiency is also offered.
Chairperson, Industrial Technology Department
Program Coordinator & Professor of Welding Technology
South Plains College
American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector/Certified Welding Educator