This certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level welding occupations and provide additional welding skills. Students will learn basic and advanced techniques in oxyacetylene, gas metal arc, shielded metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding processes. They will use basic math skills to assist in building and repairing. Brazing, oxyacetylene cutting, and blueprint reading are part of the program. Some occupations are combination welder, gas and arc welder, welder/fitter, layout/welder, and fabricator. Graduates will be able to work in shipyards, fabrication shops, and the construction industry.


LSCO Admission

Degree Plan

Welding Technology Certificate (CERT)


Schedule of Courses, Syllabi and Faculty Vitae Lookup
Course Catalog and Course Descriptions

Contact Us

For inquires or additional information, please contact:

Program Director
Gary McLendon

Welding Technology Building
Phone: (409) 882-3967
Fax: (409) 882-5096

Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Health, Workforce and Technical Programs
Phone: (409) 882-3313
Fax: (409) 882-5096
Wilson Building, Rm. 119