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  • Welding
  • Contact Us

    Department Chair
    Jamie Gage
    San Juan Building
    Room 222
    719-549-3417
    Jamie.Gage@pueblocc.edu

    Fremont Campus
    Eric Ingmire
    719-296-6105
    Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu

    Southwest Colorado Community College
    Patrick Flores
    970-247-2929 (Ext. 7223)
    Patrick.Flores@pueblocc.edu

  • Did You Know?

    Students are able to start the program in high school and continue on campus with job opportunities available to them when they graduate. Many of our students have won state and national awards in welding competitions!

  • Fast Facts

    Program Start Term: Every Semester

    Award: AAS, Certificate, or Mini-Certificates

    Average Class Size: 12-25

    Program Length: 7 Semesters

    Part-Time or Full-Time: Both

    Course Availability: Day & Evening Classes

    Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Mancos

    Download Program Guide

  • Career Information
    The Welding program prepares you for a career in construction and manufacturing settings, small job shops, city and government welding centers, and related sites. You may also work as a self-employed welder.

    What Will I Learn
    The Welding AAS degree offers advanced instruction if you have finished the basic welding courses, or if you are working at the trade and wish to upgrade your skills. We also give qualification tests if you wish to be become qualified in a welding process.

    The Welding Certificate program provides training in the SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and the Oxyacetylene cutting process. This training is also included in the degree program. This two semester program stresses print reading and applied metal properties. It prepares you for employment in the industry in the shortest possible time.

    Our Experienced Faculty
    The welding faculty at PCC has 75 years of combined experience in the welding industry.  Many PCC welding faculty has worked or is currently working in the welding field locally. Many work in the very manufacturing facilities in Pueblo who also hire our students.

    Our Cutting Edge Facilities
    PCC has the latest equipment available to train our students.  Currently, we have facilities in the area high schools as well as the Pueblo and Mancos campuses.