Welding Program

The PCCUA Welding program prepares students for the world of work.  Students enrolling in this program acquire skills needed and are provided with a complete OSHA approved safety orientation and practice in welding training booths. PCCUA instructors make sure students have a great learning experience and hands-on training in a variety of welding procedures including:

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW).
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (TIG/MIG).
  • Pipe Welding
  • Inert Gas Welding

Day and Night Welding Classes Available!

Program Requirements

The Technical Certificate in Welding has three Certificates of Proficiency embedded in the program:

Career Options

Gainful Employment

Program Goals

Upon completion of the Technical Certificate in Welding Program, students will be able to:

  • Discuss and apply proper safety standards in welding processes;
  • Recognize and apply knowledge of reading blue prints;
  • Cut, trim, and fuse metal together;
  • Work in adverse conditions; and
  • Properly use TIG and MIG machines in both pipe and plate welding

Additional skill sets include the ability to work in teams and strong supervisory and managerial skills.

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Campus Contacts:


Shawanna Wansley

DeWitt Campus

Phone: (870) 946-3506, Ext. 1628
Email: swansley@pccua.edu

Helena-West Helena

Vicki Cobb

Graphic Communications Instructor/Director of Printing Services
Helena-West Helena Campus

Phone: (870) 338-6474, Ext. 1122
Email: vcobb@pccua.edu


Cindy Grove

Network Technology Instructor
Stuttgart Campus

Phone: (870) 673-4201, Ext. 1885
Email: cgrove@pccua.edu