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Welding Program at Clackamas Community College (CCC)

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  • Phone: (503) 657-6958

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Welding Program

The welding program at Clackamas Community College prepares students for careers as welding engineers, manufacturing engineers, application engineers, sales engineers, and project engineer or manager. The program focuses on applying technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Program course include: arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding process and heat treating, structural design, safety, and codes and standards. Get more details below including other Oregon colleges that offer welding program.

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Students Enrolled in the Welding Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. CCC has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award
  • Associate's Degree
  • Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate6
    Less Than Two-Year Award7
    Associate's Degree6

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male17
    Female2

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Hispanic2
    White16
    Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Welding program at CCC, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

  • Description:

    Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, welders, cutters, and welder fitters employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.0% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
      • Total Employment: 2,260
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.02
      • Average Annual Salary: $37,490

Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

  • Description:

    Set up, operate, or tend welding, soldering, or brazing machines or robots that weld, braze, solder, or heat treat metal products, components, or assemblies. Includes workers who operate laser cutters or laser-beam machines.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, welding, soldering, and brazing machine setters, operators, and tenders employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.6% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA
      • Total Employment: 170
      • Average Hourly Rate: $18.65
      • Average Annual Salary: $38,800

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Welding Programs in Oregon

Welding programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Portland Community College

Portland, OR
Type: Community College

15 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Mt Hood Community College

Gresham, OR
Type: Community College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Sheet Metal Technology (C,A)
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Chemeketa Community College

Salem, OR
Type: Community College

9 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Linn - Benton Community College

Albany, OR
Type: Community College

19 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Clatsop Community College

Astoria, OR
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Lane Community College

Eugene, OR
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Umpqua Community College

Roseburg, OR
Type: Community College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Southwestern Oregon Community College

Coos Bay, OR
Type: Community College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Blue Mountain Community College

Pendleton, OR
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Rogue Community College

Grants Pass, OR
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)