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Welding statistics - Jobs in the area: 6,800 as of 2018, Program length: as little as 32 weeks, Average salary: $40,000

About the Program

Welding is a career preparation program housed in the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division. It prepares students for employment and advancement in welding-related jobs performing welding, soldering and brazing duties.

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Career Opportunities

Welders work both indoors and outdoors, welding or joining metal parts. Most work in manufacturing industries or construction. To learn more, refer to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for Welders.

Why study at CLC?

The Welding program has been developed with industry advice and is taught by faculty with extensive knowledge of the skills employers are seeking.


Welding Program

Looking for a hands-on career that literally makes sparks fly? Check out CLC's Welding program! This 90-second video takes you into our Welding lab for an up-close look at skills learned in this career. Jeff Hines, department chair, describes the career opportunities and CLC's certificate programs.

Read the video transcript.