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Welding

Welding

Students in our Welding program are prepared for gainful employment and to meet the needs of the welding technology fields. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding including Oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, pipe welding, plasma arc cutting, blueprint reading, weld symbols, and joints.

We have welding programs at our campuses in Abbeville, Crowley, Lafayette, New Iberia, Opelousas, St. Martinville, and Ville Platte. 

After completion of this three-semester program, the student will have covered the skills designated by the American Welding Society (AWS). Relevant coursework includes Occupational Orientation and Safety, Gas Metal Arc Welding and Flux Core Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Advanced SMAW V-Groove, Electrical Fundamentals and Inspection, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and Manufacturing Procedures. 

Graduates from our Welding Program can:

  • Demonstrate uncompromised integrity and a commitment to exemplary customer service.
  • Use current industry standards, practices, and techniques.
  • Demonstrate appropriate safe work habits when operating oxyfuel and electric welding equipment
  • Use terminology associated with welding to communicate effectively with co-workers, supervisors, customers, inspectors, engineers, and vendors
  • Interpret blueprint welding symbols to fabricate components

Upon graduation, students go to work as WeldersStructural WeldersMIG WeldersTIG Welders, and Flux Core Welders

See all courses and specific degree requirements for our Technical Diploma in Welding. Then, get started by applying today for classes. 

Our Campuses

Acadia Parish

Acadian Campus

1933 W. Hutchinson Ave. 
Crowley, LA 70526
(337) 788-7521
acadian@solacc.edu
 

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Evangeline Parish

C.B. Coreil Campus

1124 Vocational Dr.
Ville Platte, LA 70586
(337) 363-2197
cbcoreil@solacc.edu
 

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Iberia Parish

New Iberia Campus

908 Ember Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
P: (337) 373-0185
newiberia@solacc.edu
 

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International School of Aviation Excellence 

1113 Vortex Dr.
New Iberia, LA 70560
Phone: (337) 373-0106
 

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Lafayette Parish

Lafayette Campus

1101 Bertrand Dr.
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-9000
admissions@solacc.edu
 

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St. Landry Parish

T.H. Harris Campus

332 East South St.
Opelousas, LA 70570
P: (337) 943-1518
thharris@solacc.edu
 

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St. Martin Parish

Evangeline Campus

6305 Main Highway
St. Martinville, LA 70582
(337) 394-2750
evangeline@solacc.edu
 

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St. Mary Parish

Franklin Campus

1013 Perret St.
Franklin, LA 70538
(337) 413-8146
franklin@solacc.edu
 

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Young Memorial Campus

900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, LA 70380
P: (985) 380-2957
youngmemorial@solacc.edu
 

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Terrebonne Parish

Maritime and Corporate Training Center

331 Dickson Road
Houma, LA 70363
(985) 385-7036
 

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Vermilion Parish

Gulf Area Campus

1115 Clover St.
Abbeville, LA 70510
P: (337) 893-4984
gulfarea@solacc.edu
 

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