The Associate of Applied Science Degree program will help you gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facility to learn the principles of welding, fabrication, production, and piping. The One Year Welding Certificate program is designed to provide study in the areas of general welding and operations. The Aluminum Only Pathway Certificate program is designed to provide study in the areas of Aluminum Fabrication to prepare students for entry-level employment in the Aluminum Manufacturing industry. Related occupations for this program certificate would include; boat manufacturing, aerospace and aviation, viticulture and brewing, petrochemical and LNG production. Our programs will prepare you for a growing field with opportunities to have a high-paying career.

Why choose this program?
  • State-of-the-art welding facility, including virtual welding equipment
  • Enter an in-demand, high-paying job market through local industry partnerships
  • Opportunities for real-world experience and skills competitions on campus

Scholarships Available


Degrees & Certificates

>Welding – A.A.S. Degree

>Welding – One-year Certificate

>Aluminum Welding – Pathway Certificate

Learn more about the Program

Career Opportunities

Success Stories

  • “I don’t know why there aren’t more girls in this – there’s so much precision and detail. It’s like having Thors hammer and I love that. The instructors are supportive here. I feel comfortable and every student helps one another. I want to own my own business.”
    Mairghread McGowan
    UCC Welding Student

More program info

Program description, outcomes and requirements are located in the Course Catalog.

Money for college

Between scholarships, grants, work study, and loans, students like you can qualify for thousands of dollars to help them reach their education goals.

Scholarships and grants are available from the American Welding Society.