Hill College

Welding

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Hill College Welding Program offers comprehensive training in a hot job market. Students can choose from several program options including a Certificate in Basic Welding and an Associate of Applied Science Degree. 

Hill College is equipped with state-of-the-art technology to help students get a jump start on their careers. With hands-on curriculum, students are given experience that exceeds what a classroom can teach.

In conjunction with this program, hill College offers continuing education courses in the welding field to update existing skills or for special projects.
Welding courses are offered at Hill County and Johnson County Campuses. 

CONTACT US

BRIAN BENNETT
Program Coordinator 
Cleburne Campus
bbennett@hillcollege.edu
(817) 760-5555

JOE PRICE
Instructor - Hillsboro Campus
jprice@hillcollege.edu
(254) 659-7984

 DAVE FREDERICK
Instructor - Cleburne Campus
dfrederick@hillcollege.edu
(817) 760-5558

Welding Education Plan

Handbook

Hill County Campus Tool List

Johnson County Campus Tool List

Syllabi

DEGREES OFFERED

DEGREE OPTIONS

BASIC ARC WELDING SKILLS
Certificate of Completion 
16 credit hours

SPECIAL ARC WELDING SKILLS
Certificate of Completion   
31 credit hours            

WELDING TECHNOLOGY
Certificate of Technology
45 credit hours

WELDING TECHNOLOGY
Associate of Applied Science 
60 credit hours  

For course requirements, click the Education Plan link(s) on the right side of the screen. For more information you may visit the Hill College Student Success Center on the Hillsboro or Johnson County Campuses.

ESTIMATED TUITION

Welding Marketable Skills Awards

In-District Johnson County

Plate Welding

$1,678

Production Welding

$1,654

GTAW Welding

$1,677

In-District Hill County

Plate Welding

$1,606

Production Welding

$1,582

GTAW Welding$1,605

$1,605

Welding Technology



In-District Johnson County

Basic Arc Welding Skills Certificate of Completion

$2,208

Special Arc Welding Skills Certificate of Completion

$4,048

Welding Technology Certificate of Completion

$5,629

AAS Welding Technology

$8,169

In-District Hill County

Basic Arc Welding Skills Certificate of Completion

$2,112

Special Arc Welding Skills Certificate of Completion

$3,856

Welding Technology Certificate of Completion

$5,353

AAS Welding Technology

$7,803

***Costs are subject to change without notice***

Contact crash@hillcollege.edu for information on out-of-district or dual credit tuition fees.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Graduates of the program will be able to:

Apply knowledge of industrial safety standards to both field and factory environments.

Demonstrate proficiency in multiple welding processes and principles of fabrication.

Apply knowledge of the characteristics of metallurgy to industrial joining techniques, material joining processes, and manufacturing standards.

Understand professional, ethical, and social responsibilities and their implications related to the practice of welding technology in a global/social context.

Use workplace skills to promote profit, product, and service quality as related to the welding industry.

Gainful Employment Management

Semi Welding

WDLG Special Arc

WLDG Basic Arc

WLDG Tech Certification 2