Welding Requirements

1-Year Diploma Program | 33 Credits

Admission Criteria  Technology Requirements  Additional PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS  


Welding, Diploma
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Admission Criteria  

1 of the following: 
  • HS GPA: 2.0 GPA - English and Math “C” average or higher
  • GED: 450
  • ACT: 15
  • SAT: 830
  • College GPA: 2.0 GPA - Based on 12+ credits.
  • Professional Discretion
Students not meeting one of the above criteria are required to take the Next-Generation ACCUPLACER: 
  • Arithmetic: 217 
  • Writing: 240 

Additional Program Requirements


Uniforms are required for this program and can be ordered online through the Southeast Tech Bookstore.


Tools are required for this program and are available from the Southeast Tech Bookstore.

Safety Test 
On JumpStart day, after a safety presentation, welding students are required to take a safety test. Students must achieve a score of 100% before continuing in the program and have three attempts to pass. The same test is given each time, and missed questions are reviewed and discussed. 

Technology Requirements

Southeast Technical College's Welding program is a Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL) program. You may purchase a laptop on your own or from the Southeast Tech I.T. Support Center.


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