Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Do you have good mechanical and visualization skills, eye-hand coordination, and a good imagination? Become a welder! Skilled welders are needed in manufacturing, construction, computers, electronics, and automobile/aircraft production, and employment is expected to continue to grow. The Indiana County Technology Center’s (ICTC) Welding Program provides training that equips students with the skills to begin a career as a welder.

Program Description

Our program follows American Welding Society (AWS) curriculum guidelines for entry level welders. AWS is a professional, international organization that guides the welding industry. This structure provides qualified students the opportunity to earn industry credentials endorsed by the AWS.

You’ll learn entry-level skills in Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW, STICK), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW, TIG), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW, MIG), and different cutting processes such as Oxy-Fuel Cutting, Plasma Arc Cutting, as well as Air Carbon Arc Cutting (ACAC). You will also gain a solid foundation in safety, occupational orientation, and fabrication. ICTC’s Welding Program will equip you to begin a career as a welder or pursue advanced welding courses to further develop your skills.


  • AWS Level 1 Credentials
  • OSHA 10 hour “General Industry” Certification
  • AWS D1.1 FCAW 3G Certification

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Career Opportunities

  • Arc Welder Apprentice
  • Combination Welder Apprentice
  • Welder Fitter Apprentice
  • Welding Engineer
  • Experimental Welder (R&D)
  • Weld Inspector
  • Welding Technician

441 Hamill Road
Indiana, PA 15701

Phone: (724) 349-6700
Email: info@ictc.edu