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Welding

Production - Welding

Courses

Grade
Level

Course

Grade Level

Intro to Industrial Technology

9, 10, 11, 12

Welding Technology II

11, 12

Welding Technology I

11, 12

 

 

 

What competition opportunities are available?

SkillsUSA is a competition-based student organization that allows students to showcase their welding skills in a competitive setting. Students compete both at the state and national level.

 

Are there other benefits to me in the Welding pathway?

YES! It leads to a good job! Students can obtain up to 32 college credit with Hutchinson Community College and are NOT CHARGED TUITION. Students can also earn a certificate or a 2-year degree AND are eligible for a Fine Arts and a Math credit towards graduation. Students may eventually pursue their baccalaureate degree at a state university.

 

What careers are available and how much money can I make?

Below is a list of a few career choices in Welding.

Career Specialty

U.S. Salary Median

Education Requirements

Production worker

$22,810

High school diploma

Welder, Cutter and Welding Fitter

$36,300

Associates degree

Industrial Production Manager

$89,190

Associates degree

welding

Contact Information

Mike McConnell

Welding Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2912

mike.mcconnell@usd373.org

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Students learn a variety of welding equipment including TIG, MIG, Arc, robotic and others.