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Welding Careers

Employment Opportunities

Careers in Welding are in high demand and provide great opportunity. We partner very closely with businesses in the Colorado Springs area to provide on the job training at off site facilities so you graduate with industry experience.
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The Welding Industry

The Associate of Applied Science degree provides training for welding occupations such as Welder, Arc Welder, Pipe Welder, and Welder-Assembler.

86% of Welding graduates found jobs within the first year of graduation.

Example careers exist in:

  • Structural steel
  • Pressure vessels
  • Cross country pipeline
  • Repair shop, maintenance
  • Heavy equipment
  • Fabrication
  • Sheet metal, automotive industry
  • Ornamental iron layout and blueprint reading
  • Fabrication shop
  • CAD/CAM programming
  • Welding assembly
  • Welding fitting
  • Track welding


As a welding student, you have the option to participate in internship programs that provide you with the opportunity to work in the industry, gain practical experience, and see the different aspects of working in a professional environment that you may not see in a classroom setting alone.