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Welding Program at Trinity Valley Community College (TVCC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 003572
  • Phone: (903) 675-6200

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  • Phone: (903) 675-6357

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  • Phone: (903) 675-6228

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Welding Program

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)

     Graduates
    Less Than One Year Certificate71
    Less Than Two-Year Award36
    Associate's Degree4

    Students by Gender (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    Male111
    Female0

    Students by Race (2010-2011)

     Graduates
    American Indian2
    Asian1
    Black24
    Hispanic25
    White56
    Unknown2

Career Options for Graduates

Students 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

  • 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 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.,...)

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Tyler Junior College

Tyler, TX
Type: Community College

20 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Navarro College

Corsicana, TX
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Kilgore College

Kilgore, TX
Type: Community College

6 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Mountain View College

Dallas, TX
Type: Community College

27 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Northeast Texas Community College

Mount Pleasant, TX
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Hill College

Hillsboro, TX
Type: Community College

82 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Panola College

Carthage, TX
Type: Community College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C)
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Texas State Technical College - Marshall

Marshall, TX
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)
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Texas State Technical College - Waco

Waco, TX
Type: Community College

140 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Welding (C,A)
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Angelina College

Lufkin, TX
Type: Community College

45 students completed this program

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