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Production - Welding




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


High school diploma

Welder, Cutter and Welding Fitter


Associates degree

Industrial Production Manager


Associates degree

Contact Information

Mike McConnell

Welding Instructor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2912


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