Why choose Welding at PPCC?
The welding instructors at PPCC are experts in their field, offering students real work scenarios and hands-on learning. The program prepares students to enter the workforce with marketable skills, or advance in their current position. You can choose to earn a certificate or an associate degree which both lead to careers that include automotive, art & design and fabrication.
What do PPCC Welding students study?
As a welding student at PPCC you will learn about the science of welding and explore a variety of welding techniques. Coursework and training will include:
- Provide an understanding of the various types of welding
- Expose students to the industrial and creative sides of welding
- Internships that provide hands-on experience with local companies
Expert faculty provide in-depth instruction in the field of welding and help prepare students to enter the workforce quickly.
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What are graduates doing now?
Pikes Peak Community College alumni have found work in areas such as:
- Motor Sports
- Automobile Mechanics
- Art & Design
- Peripheral areas like ranching and farming
Graduates from PPCC's welding programs have also gone on to study at these schools and others:
- CSU-Fort Collins
- Colorado College
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) are competencies with which students will be proficient at the completion of an academic program. Program Learning Outcomes link with course learning outcomes and competencies.
Career OptionsWelding is a challenging, yet rewarding occupation that provides opportunities in a wide variety of industries. With your degree, you can expect to work in areas such as:
- Motor sports
- Metal fabrication
- Pipe welder