Welding

Certificate of Proficiency and Technical Certificate

ASUN Jonesboro offers a certificate of proficiency for welding, attainable in one semester

as well as a technical certificate.

About the Degree

The Welding program offers a study in welding to meet training needs of individuals and corporations. The Technical Certificate is a one year program designed to prepare students for a career in industrial welding, construction, and fabrication. All course include classroom study and practical practice in a shop environment.

Welding is a competitive, high paying career, with employment opportunities in all parts of the state, country as well as around the world. Local industry employs a large number of welders, and many offer travel opportunities.

Certification to AWS D1.1 structural steel code is available to individuals interested in documented proof of welding ability. The American Welding Society (AWS) sets the standards of weld quality in the United States.

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