Welding

Welding

Welding at Highland Community College helps students learn the right skills and techniques for placement into their desired career. The course work includes hands on training in the welding shop and minimum classroom learning. Graduates not only master the fabrication skills, but also the knowledge of quality work and ethical safety habits – core values for any career path.

Welding and Fabrication certificate graduates have the knowledge and ability required to lay out, fabricate, and weld various metals. Skills are developed in the areas of Print Reading, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Metal Inert Gas (GMAW), and Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG).

Major

Welding – Certificate (Program Outcome) (Gainful Employment Info)
Welding and Fabrication – Certificate (Program Outcome) (Gainful employment info)
Industrial Training – AAS (Program Outcome)

Degree

Welding – Certificate
Welding and Fabrication – Certificate
Industrial Training – Associate of Applied Sciences

Program Contacts

Scott Anderson, Vice President of Business, Technology and Community Programs
Thedford Jackson, Transfer Coordinator/Student Advisor

Scholarship Opportunities

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Highland Campus

2998 W. Pearl City Rd. Freeport, IL 61032

815.235.6121