Welding - Curriculum

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom 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.

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Welding - Program Outcomes

  1. Graduates will demonstrate entry-level proficiency in the selection, set up, operation, and maintenance of welding and peripheral equipment.
  2. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in material selection and preparation based on welding prints.
  3. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in performing flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead welding of plate and pipe with MIG, TIG, and FCAW welding techniques.
  4. Graduates will demonstrate working knowledge of testing procedures and processes.

Some programs at Edgecombe Community College lead to a license and/or certification in North Carolina. Beginning July 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education regulations require disclosures for all programs leading to a license or certification. Disclosures will be provided for all states and will indicate whether the program meets licensure requirements, does not meet licensure requirements or has not yet been determined for each state.

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Welding - Contact

Warren Lynch

Welding Instructor


Office 108, Havens Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 618-6589