Welding Technology

Have you heard….Welders are in demand!

Did you know that welding is done everywhere ranging from the bottom of the ocean to outer space and everywhere in between!

 Welding is a long term career path where you can earn a solid income from the get go, with the potential to be your own boss!

 Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 4 percent to 2024 and should have good job opportunities.

Explore Your Opportunities

  • Rock Valley College
  • College and High School Credit Earned
  • 1 Year Program
  • Prerequisites: School Counselor Approval and Accuplacer Scores

Rock Valley College


Topics to be covered:

  • Safety rules
  • Equipment usage
  • Shielded Metal
  • Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal & Tungsten Arc
  • Oxyfuel welding
  • Cutting processes

WLD 100, WLD 153 (SEM 1)
WLD 155, WLD 157 (SEM 2)
*See RVC Catalog for course descriptions