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Welding Occupational Endorsement

Begin your path to a career in welding with our General Welding Occupational Endorsement from the University of Alaska Southeast, Sitka Campus. You will gain materials preparation skills, a variety of welding techniques, and the ability to assess your quality of work. This training program introduces oxyfuel cutting, shielded metal arc welding, and gas metal arc welding. The classes also provide you with the opportunity to develop advanced techniques for becoming a welding technician.

All welding courses are held in a state-of-the art welding lab on the UAS Sitka Campus.

Instructors combine classroom lecture and study materials with plenty of hands on opportunities for building your skills and experience in a variety of welding techniques.

Endorsement Requirements

Please refer to the academic catalog for a complete list of course requirements.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Entry into this occupational endorsement program does not require the completion of a high school diploma or GED.

For detailed information on specific requirements for this program, please refer to the UAS academic catalog.

Sitka Campus Welding Department

Sitka Campus 
1332 Seward Avenue
Sitka, Alaska

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