Welding Engineering Technology Concentration

Welding Engineering Technology Concentration

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Graduates of the Welding Engineering Technology concentration will learn practical skills and theory in a wide range of welding technologies. Students will learn welding inspection methods, fundamentals of welding design and welding code requirements using various welding machines and robots for materials joining. Students will be prepared for careers in the high-growth welding industry and begin the path to attaining Certified Welding Inspector or Certified Robotic Arc Welding certificates.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates can find employment opportunities as:

  • Welding Technicians
  • Welding Inspectors
  • Robotic Welding Technicians
  • Welding Inspectors
  • Welding Trainers
  • Welding Fitters
  • Welding Machine Operators
  • Welding Sales/Technical Sales
  • Welding Supervisors
  • Welding Foremen

Salary Expectations:

National Annual Mean Wage: $61,600
Tennessee Annual Mean Wage: $61,900
O*Net Online, July 2015

What is a TTP?

Tennessee Transfer Pathways are advising tools designed to help community college students plan for transferring to a Tennessee public university to complete their baccalaureate degree. The Tennessee Transfer Pathways also constitute an agreement between community colleges and universities confirming that community college courses meet major preparation requirements. A student who completes all the courses listed on a particular Transfer Pathway will earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree at Chattanooga State. When the student transfers to a Tennessee public university, the transcript will certify that the pathway has been followed. The student is guaranteed that all the community college courses taken will be accepted at the university and the courses will count toward completion of the particular major. If a community college student transfers to another Tennessee community college, he or she is guaranteed that all courses transfer.

Visit the Tennessee Transfer Pathways website to view the  for this program.