Universal Advanced Manufacturing
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses provide students with industry-standard skills developed through online training and practical application.
Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.
Where Do Graduates Work in McDowell County and Western NC?
Welders are in demand in McDowell County and Western NC in the metal fabrication industry, the healthcare industry, the manufacturing industry, the construction industry, and various fields and industries.
Why Choose this Program?
The welding industry offers numerous career opportunities for those trained in welding, with a wide variety of jobs, such as working on bridges, buildings, pressure vessels, and heat exchangers, to name a few. Additionally, there are opportunities available across many exciting industries, including construction, engineering, automobile, and aerospace.
Typical Salary (Entry-Level)
35,000 – 65,000
Typical Salary (Mid-Career)
50,000 – 100,000 plus