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.

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.