Welding Program provides students with an understanding of the various processes and techniques of welding including welding safety, oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, pipe welding, and plasma arc cutting. CIP 480508

The program reviews the necessary skills designated by the American Welding Society (AWS) and prepares students for the AWS entry-level test.  Welding is a specialized skill and offers career opportunities that include:

  • working in welding shops
  • manufacturing of metal goods
  • construction
  • pipe welding
  • plant maintenance
  • shipbuilding

Salary & Career Outlook



Tony Callais
(985) 448-5924
Email: Tony.Callais@fletcher.edu
Thibodaux Facility