Welding is the most common way to join metal parts. If you like working with your hands and enjoy building or repairing metal parts, consider a career as a welder. Job prospects for skilled welders are good, because it is difficult to find qualified workers. Advanced technology is finding more uses for welding in the workplace.
Work in auto manufacturing and repair; bridge, building, pipeline, power plant and refinery construction; and many other manufacturing applications.
Go to www.salary.com and search by job title and zip code for current wage information.
Covington; general education classes may be offered at other campuses
Fall or spring terms
Certificates and diploma. An associate in applied science degree is available through the General Occupational and Technical Studies program. Go to the KCTCS Catalog for details on the GOTS program.
(After any developmental needs are met and if enrolled in 12 to 15 credit hours per semester)
Advising Sheet (PDF)
This program is IMPACT eligible.