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Welding Engineering Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

The welding program combines specialized welding training with related technical and general education courses to give you the training you need to be a success in the field. You can get an advanced certificate, associate's degree, or the credits to transfer and get a bachelor's. 

Hands-on training in small class sizes at Delta College provide an excellent opportunity to learn specialized welding.

Earning Potential

Job growth is expected to rise by 5% over the next 10 years. There is also expected to be demand for welders within the Great Lakes Bay Region.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $68,300 a year.

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  • Boilermaker Welder
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Millwright Welder
  • Welding Inspector
  • Welding Simulator
    State-of-the-art technology

    At Delta, you get welding lab classes that provide hands-on training to help you succeed. You will use state-of-the- art equipment to learn SMAW (Stick), GTAW (TIG), and GMAW (MIG) welding.



One of the very best things about Delta College is your ability to start here and go anywhere. And, in the process save thousands of dollars. It's a smart choice to get your associate's degree.

Program features:

  • Hands-on welding lab classes
  • Small class sizes
  • Welding certifications
  • Experienced welding faculty
  • AWS SENSE certified program
  • Program options: certificate, associate and transfer credits

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio

With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.

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95% of our professors have a master’s degree or higher.

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