Northwest College

Academic Programs

Program-specific Outcomes


Welding Technology

The welding program will help students:

  • Reach their full potential in the welding field
  • Achieve a complete understanding of welding symbols and print drawing and reading
  • Use the correct procedure in setting up equipment and the skills used in welding
  • Use TIG and MIG machines in both pipe and plate welding
  • Explain the physical aspect of different metals
  • Develop the cognitive and physical skills necessary to pass certification tests in both pipe and plate welding