Welding Technology


American Welding Society (AWS) SENSE curriculum prepares students for Level 1-Entry Welder positions. Upon successful completion, certificate holders will be registered with AWS.  
Students learn:

  • Thermal Cutting
  • Arc Welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

Length of Program: 

18 Months

Financial Aid: 
There are several types of financial aid that students at Amarillo College can apply for. There are also scholarships available through Amarillo College and other providers. Visit www.actx.edu/fin for information on financial aid and scholarships.

Program Course Outline:
Welding Technology (WELD.CERT) 

$17.56 per hour / $36,525 per year*

Occupations related to this program:
Welder, Cutter, and Welder Fitter

Program Advisors:

Dr. Kim Hays, 335-4366 kthays@actx.edu
Jimmy Bradshaw, 335-4398 jdbradshaw@actx.edu






*The figures quoted are median wages for the Panhandle of Texas gathered and analyzed by Economic Modeling Specialists, International, Career Coach. Find additional information at http://actx.emsicareercoach