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Welding Technology, Associate Degree

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Santa Clarita, CA, United States
The Welding Technology program from College of the Canyons is a career technical education program designed to prepare students for a variety of entry-level positions in today’s welding and fabrication related industries.
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Students of the Welding Technology program from College of the Canyons gain skillfulness in safety procedures, applied theory, metal fabrication, and related welding processes. Emphasis is placed on individual instruction.

Key facts:

 Instructors are AWS Certified Welding Inspectors/Educators. Welding curriculum is aligned with the American Welding Society SENSE Entry Welder Program. Students can earn welder certifications in accordance with the American Welding Society (AWS), The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS), and The American Society of Mechanical of Engineers (ASME). 

Upon successful completion of the program, students are prepared to enter into the following career opportunities: welder, welding inspector, welding technician/fitter, pipe fitter/welder, and metal fabricator.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Pipe Welding Fundamentals

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • New students are classified as those who have NEVER taken courses at College of the Canyons before and are not currently enrolled in high school. If you took classes while you were in high school, but have not taken any College of the Canyons courses since you graduated high school, you would be considered a new student.  

  • International students have a custom application form to support their student visa process. Please send an email to get quickly connected to an international student admission specialist.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    265 USD/credit
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  • National

    265 USD/credit
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Living costs for Santa Clarita

  • 1290 - 2230 USD/month
    Living Costs

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