Welding Technology

Welding Technology


The program prepares students with entry-level job skills in all phases of the welding industry and provides upgrading for those out in the field that need to acquire additional skills. Emphasis is placed on welding procedures used in the construction industry. Preparation for state certification is covered through the American Welders Society (AWS).

Completion of this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vocational/Technical Studies.

Institutional Proficiency Requirements

In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiency of ENG098.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 31 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements       (25 hours)
VOC109 Fundamentals of Vocational Education 4 credits
VOC117 Blueprint Reading and Construction Math 4 credits
WLDG105 Introduction to Welding 3 credits
WLDG118 Welding Level I 3 credits
WLDG119 Welding Level I Application 4 credits
WLDG211 Welding Level II 3 credits
WLDG230 Welding Level III 4 credits
Approved Electives       (6 hours)
BT112Building Construction I 3 credits
BT113Building Construction Application I 4 credits
CRT115Metal Working 3 credits
WLDG125Machine Operation in Metal Working 3 credits
WLDG133Pipe and Plate Code Testing 4 credits
WLDG140Advanced Layout and Fabrication 3 credits
WLDG148Ornamental Art Welding 3 credits

Welding Curriculum Profile 2015-2018

Gainful Employment Welding Technology Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Jessica McGee
Phone: (505)454-2522
Email: jmcgee@luna.edu
Program Advisor: Donnie Adkins
Phone: (505)454-2590
Email: dadkins@luna.edu@luna.edu

Student Success Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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