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Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog 
Butler Community College 2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding Technology (Certificate)

Program Information

The Butler welding program will prepare you for a career in welding. You will learn the SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and Oxy-fuel welding processes, all as applied to both ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as position and out of position welding. You will also learn numerous industry recognized cutting processes, both manual and CNC (computer numerically controlled), receive in-depth training in Blueprint Reading and Metallurgy, and have the opportunity to become AWS certified in the SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW processes.


These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. Enrollment is limited.


Full-time instructor is a AWS Certified Welding educator.
The Welding Department is a participating organization in the AWS SENCE Program

Additional Costs/Tool Requirement

Additional lab fees will be assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Gainful Employment

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our Gainful Employment page.

Contact Information

Matthew Galbraith
Lead Instructor
Office: BOE 310

Total Certificate Pathway Credit Hours: 36

*Must start program courses in the fall cohort.