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Welding Program at Clover Park Technical College (CPTC)

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Welding Program

The welding program at Clover Park Technical 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 Washington 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. CPTC offers a less than four-year award program in welding.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male10
Female2

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic1
White7
Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Welding program at Clover Park Technical College, 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
    • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 2,100
      • Average Hourly Rate: $22.69
      • Average Annual Salary: $47,190
    • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 580
      • Average Hourly Rate: $20.27
      • Average Annual Salary: $42,160

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
    • Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 290
      • Average Hourly Rate: $17.43
      • Average Annual Salary: $36,250
    • Tacoma, WA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 40
      • Average Hourly Rate: $23.51
      • Average Annual Salary: $48,890

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 Washington

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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Bates Technical College

Tacoma, WA
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Sheet Metal Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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Green River Community College

Auburn, WA
Type: Community College

130 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
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South Puget Sound Community College

Olympia, WA
Type: Community College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (A)
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South Seattle Community College

Seattle, WA
Type: Community College

65 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Renton Technical College

Renton, WA
Type: Community College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
  • Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) (C,A)
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Olympic College

Bremerton, WA
Type: Community College

84 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Kirkland, WA
Type: Community College

24 students completed this program

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

Everett, WA
Type: Community College

61 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Grays Harbor College

Aberdeen, WA
Type: Community College

140 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Lower Columbia College

Longview, WA
Type: Community College

55 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C,A)
  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)