Introductory Welder Level I

Career & Technical Certificate

Modes of Instruction

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Thinking about a career in welding? Well, you are going to need a hands-on training program to prepare you. Welcome to Kaskaskia College's Welding Technology Program! Our comprehensive program is designed to develop your skills in labs outfitted with modern industrial welding equipment, taught by an American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector.

The purpose of this certificate is to provide occupational skill development and/or skill upgrading for those individuals considering using welding as a way to gain access to a skill-trades career field.


What You Can Do

  • Welding
  • Soldering
  • Brazing Machine Setters
  • Operators
  • Tenders

Program Details


Welding Faculty

Cory Wellen

Cory Wellen

Associate Professor Welding

Contact Us

Cory Wellen

Associate Professor Welding

Phone  |  618-545-3406

Location  |  Centralia

Office  |  Crisp Technology Center, CRP 115


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 100

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