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Welding Fabrication Technology

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Student proud to work with welding material

A few shields of creation made by the welding students

Metal fabrication and welding are stock tools of many trades. In U.S. industry, the demand for trained weld fabricators continues to rise in the small shop setting.


The range of job opportunities and skill needs is diverse, including:

  • Blueprint reading
  • Layout, cutting and fitting parts
  • Tack and production welding
  • Finishing and material handling.
  • Weld fabricators
  • Shop supervisors
  • Estimators and shop owners

Program Information

Training includes all facets of welding and fabrication operations including planning operation sequence, applying knowledge of geometry, heat effects and metal properties, positioning, fitting, welding and material handling. Computer training is included so that WFT graduates can program and operate state-of-the-art computer-controlled machinery. Special projects are also offered for the journey-level weld fabricator desiring to update skills and certification.

Degree Options

Type Credits Length
Certificate 64 - 66 1 year
A.A.S. 111 - 113 2 years
A.A.S.-T 117 2 years

Official Course Outlines

Class Schedules

Welding Intensive - Harbor Island Training Center

Program Outcomes and Student Learning Outcomes (PDF)

Gainful Employment


Contact Information

Tim Sowell - Advisor

Professional and Technical Education
South Seattle College
6000 16th Avenue S.W.
Seattle, WA 98106-1499


David Weber
Phone: (206) 934-5210

Monti Darnall
Phone: (206) 934-6818

Ocie Brown
Phone: (206) 934-6694

Robb Gray
Phone: (206) 934-6694

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