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Whether you’re an experienced welder or looking for a new career, the Welding Technology program is for you. Almost every manufacturing industry uses welding at some stage of assembly, or to repair or maintain equipment. New technologies and welding techniques are making welding more useful than ever and boosting productivity.

Pima’s Welding program uses both lecture and hands-on training to teach basic and advanced welding techniques and processes. At Pima, you will learn a variety of processes from oxygen fuel welding and cutting to automated robotic welding. 

You will be prepared for successful employment in construction fabrication and industrial manufacturing settings as a welder, cutter, fabricator and welding machine operator. PCC Welding offers courses in blueprint reading, metallurgy and computer aided drafting as well as the core electric arc welding processes.

Career in demand

From cell phones and MP3 players to bridges and race cars, more than 50 percent of U.S. products require welding. (Source: American Welding Society)
of U.S. products require welding

List of Degrees

AAS - Associate of Applied Science

List of Certificates


Downtown Campus

Contact Information

Division of Applied Technology
Dean: 520.206.7134
Lead Faculty: 520.206.7003
Program Advisor: 520.206.7310
Information Sessions

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