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The Welding program of study focuses on occupational and educational opportunities associated with developing and using automatic and computer-controlled machines, tools, and robots that perform work on metal or plastic. This program of study addresses how to modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain individual machines and how to use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment.


13032250 Introduction to Welding
13032300 Welding I
13032410 Welding II/Lab

API 1104 Welding Pipelines and Related Facilities AWS Certified Welder AWS D1.1 Structural Steel AWS D9.1 Sheet Metal Welding AWS SENSE Level I: Entry Welder Industrial Technology Maintenance (ITM) Maintenance Welding NCCER Construction Technology Certification Level I NCCER Welding Level I Welding - Job Ready 

Building/Construction Site Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Project Management
Engineering/Industrial Management
Manufacturing Engineering
Construction Engineering

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Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Median Wage: $47,533
Annual Openings: 6,872
10-Year Growth: 10%

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 

Median Wage: $61,501
Annual Openings: 7,016
10-Year Growth: 11%

Industrial Production Managers 

Median Wage: $114,053
Annual Openings: 1,512
10-Year Growth: 13%

MCI/Sun City/HCC

McAllen Careers Institute and Sun City Welding have a two-fold goal regarding their educational and career development programs; that includes increasing personal competitiveness in individuals while developing the skills and credentials to become more effective in their daily performance.