Welding Program at Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC)
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The welding program at Trinity Valley 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 Texas 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. TVCC 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)
|Less Than One Year Certificate||71|
|Less Than Two-Year Award||36|
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
Students by Race (2010-2011)
Career Options for GraduatesStudents who have completed the Welding program at TVCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
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
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 Texas
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.,...)
|Tyler Junior College|
20 students completed this program
13 students completed this program
6 students completed this program
|Mountain View College|
27 students completed this program
|Northeast Texas Community College|
Mount Pleasant, TX
82 students completed this program
22 students completed this program
|Texas State Technical College - Marshall|
18 students completed this program
|Texas State Technical College - Waco|
140 students completed this program
45 students completed this program