Associate in Applied Science
Thinking about a career in welding? Kaskaskia College's Welding Technology Program can provide you with a multitude of hands-on training opportunities. 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.
KC's Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Welding Technology program prepares students for a career in metal fabrication as a skilled welding operator. Through this program you will learn the skills required to weld with multiple processes (ex: S.M.A.W., G.M.A.W., G.T.A.W., F.C.A.W.) to existing American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and American Petroleum Institute standards, codes, or specifications on structural steel designs and fabrications and pressure piping systems that have been engineer approved. Students will also learn to read blueprint designs for fabrication of structural steel, pressure piping systems, as well as designs inside of a shop or as outside construction.
What You Can Do
Upon successful completion of this degree students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: