The Welding Technology Program at Galveston College is designed to provide hands-on training on the same equipment used by business and industry. Students learn various welding processes including but not limited to shilded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and gas metal arc welding.
Graduates are qualified to pass entry-level certification tests as required by business and industry. Employment opportunities are available as a welder in:
According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be nearly 450,000 welding jobs available in 2017.
The Welding Technology Program at Galveston College offers a certificate in basic welding skills as well as exit points for advanced and high technology skills in welding.
Certificate and Degree Programs
The Galveston College Welding program is a NCCER accredited training facility. Four NCCER certificates are attainable through this program to include: NCCER Core, Welding Level 1, Welding Level 2, and Welding Level 3. This will go along with the three Certificates of Completion from Galveston College. All degree and advance level students are required to be TSI satisfied (college ready) to enroll and complete semesters three and four.
1) Complete the Galveston College Admissions Application and submit to the Office of Admissions. For more information on the admissions process and other admission requirements visit the New Student webpage.
Equipment and books are required during the first week of class. Please contact the Welding Program Director for current book and equipment list.
For more information contact:
Aaron Ramirez at 409-944-1405 email@example.com
Amanda Lozano at 409-944-1401 or firstname.lastname@example.org