Work Ready Scholarship

Welding Technology

MCTC is now offering an ACCELERATED WELDING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM. Get quality, hands-on training for a high demand career in just 6 months.

Welding occupations are primarily concerned with joining, surfacing, or repairing structures or parts made of metal or other weldable materials. Course work and practical experience provide students with skills and knowledge to determine and perform appropriate welding techniques.

Available Credentials

Associate in Applied Science

  • General Occupational/Technical Studies with students plan of study in Welding Technology.



For program course requirements, consult the Welding Technology Check Sheet.

Employment Opportunities

A majority of welders work in manufacturing industries. Others are employed by construction firms and businesses performing various repair services. A skilled welder may qualify as a technician, supervisor, inspector, or as an owner of a welding business. Certified welders are among the highest paid of all the skilled trades.

Program Length

You can complete the Associate in Applied Science/General Occupational Technical Studies in two years as a full-time student. Diplomas and certificates can be completed in less time depending on your class load.

For More Information

Nick Pecco
606-783-1538 ext. 66347

Maysville Community and Technical College Rowan Campus Morehead
609 Viking Drive
Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-9876 fax

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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