Welding Technology

Start a career in a growing industry that employs nearly 10,000 people in Washington State alone. Our Welding Technology program pairs you with some of the best training equipment on the market used by the best fabrication shops in the industry. You’ll earn real, hands-on experience when it comes to using high-tech equipment to solve problems in a dynamic industrial environment. You'll also earn a degree and several certificates:

What's Different at SPSCC?

Classes that fit your needs. Whether you’re looking for career training, to increase proficiency, or to supplement job skills, you’ll find a variety of classes to meet your goals.

  • Full-time career training that leads to a certificate and/or degree. 
  • Part-time evening courses that do not lead to a degree or certificate. 

Graduate at a fraction of the cost. Studying welding at SPSCC can save you more than 70% compared to the tuition of private training schools and programs. SPSCC is also a WABO (Washington Association of Building Officials) certified testing facility, so testing fees are included in the cost of your tuition.

Worker Retraining funds. Some welding students qualify for Worker Retraining, which helps pay for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and more. Learn if you qualify for Worker Retraining.

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Degrees & Certificates

Careers in Welding Technology

Job Titles

  • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setter, Operator, and Tender

  • Plumber, Pipefitter, and Steamfitter

  • Sheet Metal Worker