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Welding Program at College of the Redwoods (CR)

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Welding Program

The welding program at College of the Redwoods 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 California colleges that offer welding program.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Welding program at College of the Redwoods, 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

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

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 California

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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Shasta College

Redding, CA
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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College of the Siskiyous

Weed, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (A)
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Butte College

Oroville, CA
Type: Community College

40 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Yuba College

Marysville, CA
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

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

Susanville, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Napa Valley College

Napa, CA
Type: Community College

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

Fairfield, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Sierra College

Rocklin, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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American River College

Sacramento, CA
Type: Community College

17 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Sheet Metal Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)