Welding Program at Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC)

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Welding Program

The welding program at Westmoreland County 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 Pennsylvania 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. WCCC has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Associate's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2013)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate5
Associate's Degree7

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male12
Female0

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
White12

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Welding program at WCCC, 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

Salary & Wages

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    • Total Employment: 3,240
    • Average Hourly Rate: $18.87
    • Average Annual Salary: $39,240

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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    • Total Employment: 110
    • Average Hourly Rate: $20.84
    • Average Annual Salary: $43,350

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 Pennsylvania

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

All - State Career School - Pittsburgh

West Mifflin, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 30 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Dean Institute of Technology

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (C)

Community College of Allegheny County

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Shop Technology (C,A)
  • Sheet Metal Technology (C,A)
  • Welding (C,A)
  • Ironworking (C,A)

Triangle Tech Inc - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (A)

Somerset County Technology Center

Somerset, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Indiana County Technology Center

Indiana, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Johnstown, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Welding (A)

Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

Johnstown, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center

Altoona, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Technical College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Machine Tool Technology (C)
  • Welding (C)

Triangle Tech Inc - Dubois

DuBois, PA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Welding (A)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4064

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (724) 925-4061

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