Applied Welding Technology

Program Overview

Ignite your passion and watch as it burns to a successful career. In Tri County Tech’s Applied Welding Technology program, you will learn various welding techniques and procedures, giving you a masterful touch in this highly valued craft. The program will focus on techniques such as arc welding (SMAW), gas metal (GMAW) & tungsten arc welding (GTAW), and oxy-fuel cutting.

Take the first steps to become a shop supervisor by learning proper shop organization and blueprint reading. Applied Welding Technology will have you ready to earn a certification in Stick, TIG, and MIG welding, allowing higher starting pay and a headstart to a fiery career.

“I like the environment here. It feels like actual work experience.” – Drew C.

Program Courses

Welding Principles
Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting
Blueprint Reading
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I-III
Gas Metal Arc Welding I & II
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I & II


Oklahoma State Welding Test

High School Credit

8 Elective Credits for Full Program

Career Opportunities

MIG Welder
TIG Welder
General Welder
Stick Welder
Welder Helper

Career Data

Our Placement Rate 100%
Median Hourly Earnings* $22.68
Completion/Retention Rate 89.30%

*Information provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Data.

Student Organizations


SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school, and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations. To learn more, visit

College Credit

Oklahoma Wesleyan University and Tri County Tech are both committed to providing high-quality educational programs to their respective constituencies. To learn about college credit opportunities, visit below or

Have Questions?

Reach out to Braden.

He’s our High School Student Success Advisor. He’s a master at helping students find their perfect Tri County Tech program. Braden works with the counselors at our partner schools to help students apply to Tri County Tech.

Braden is available to answer any program and application questions you may have! Ask your counselor about Tri County Tech programs today.

Braden Schovanec
High School Student Success Advisor

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