2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding and Joining Technology Diploma


Program Description

The Welding and Joining Technology diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests. (Program Length: 5 Semesters Minimum)

View the Welding and Joining Diploma Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

Employment Opportunities

Welder’s helper, shielded metal arc welder, TIG welder, MIG welder, Flux cored welder, combination welder

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Welding and Joining Technology diploma.

Some courses in this program of study may be subject to a livework and/or supply reimbursement charge.


Essential General Education Courses (8 Credits)

Total Hours: 53