Welding Technology

What is Welding Technology?

Welding Technology program prepares students for employment in welding and metalworks. Students will learn skills in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, and entrepreneurial areas.

Why Choose Welding Technology at MCC?

Mayland’s Welding Technology program offers:

  • American Welding Society certified instructors
  • Classes in Mitchell, Avery, and Yancey county locations
  • Great employment opportunities in our local communities
  • State of the art equipment, including virtual welding simulator
  • Small class sizes



Example Welding Technology Careers*

Job Title Projected Growth
(NC 2016 – 2026)
Median Wages (2018)
Millwright +11% $22.75 hourly
Sheet Metal Workers +11% $17.11 hourly
Industrial Engineering Technician +6% $22.34 hourly
Welders/Cutters/Fitters +10% $19.89 hourly

*(data from O*NET OnLine retrieved December 2019)

Programs of Study in Welding Technology