Welding and Joining

Welding and Joining

Are you intrigued by the way metal structures are assembled and built? Gwinnett Tech's Welding and Joining Technology program prepares you to operate and maintain the machines that fabricate and repair metal structures. Jobs in this field are in high demand in all different industries. At GTC, you'll learn various arc welding techniques to become a skilled welding technician.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

For information on gainful employment, please see here

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    There are no degrees available for this program.


    • Welding and Joining Technology


    • Flux Cored Arc Welder

    • Gas Metal Arc Welder

    • Gas Tungsten Arc Welder

    • Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welder

    Continuing Ed

    • AWS Certification Testing

  • Gail Edwards
    Division Dean of Automotive & Trades
    ext 6367
    Steve Jessup
    Program Director, Welding
    ext 6763
    Jonathan Norris
    Instructor, Welding and Joining Technology
    ext 6645
    • Welder's helper

    • Shielded metal arc welder

    • TIG welder

    • MIG welder

    • Combination welder

    • Flux cored arc welder

  • Welding and Joining Technology Program Advisory Committee

    Garey Bish (President & Secretary)
    Gwinnett Tech

    Terry Hackett
    Maxwell HS of Technology

    Dean Clark (Vice President)
    Miller Electric Company

    Cajun Seeger
    Atlanta Pipe Union
    Local 72

    Brad Mullins

    Brandon Smith

    Rick Braun
    Miller Electric

    Brandon Muehlbrandt
    Lincoln Electric

    Brain McGee

    Vadim Nakonechnyy
    Fronius USA

    Shane Krekemyer
    Overhead Doors

    Barry Powers