Mission Statement: Garden City Community College exists to produce positive contributors to the economic and social well-being of society.

Workforce Development

The Welding Technology Program at GCCC offers you workforce skills, National Center for Construction Education and Research Certification Program, and an Associate in Applied Science degree

Welding Sparks

Welding Technologies Program

The Welding Technologies Program at Garden City Community College would like to offer you the chance to develop or upgrade your skills in the rapidly growing field of welding. Welders are in high demand right now across the country and a better career and higher wages are there for the taking if you get the necessary training you need to get the attention of employers by learning basic welding skills.

The Welding Technologies Program is an Accredited Training Facility for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

NCCER certifications which are required by some employers and others offer a $1 to $2 per hour incentive.

Welding certifications under AWS D.1.1-Structural Welding Code, ASME Section IX-Boiler and Pressure Vessel Welding Code and API 1 104-Pipiline and Related Facilities Code are available in our program.

Welders Are In High Demand!

  • Manufacturing welder:
  • Traveling Welder:
  • Self-Employed Welder:
  • $12 - $20 plus per hour
  • $18 - $38 per hour
  • $50 - $150 per hour

Welding Is a HOT Career Choice

  • The pay is good
  • The jobs are out there
  • Skills Training for veterans and former military looking to upgrade their options and wages
***Military Advanced Education named GCCC Military Friendly for 2014. This is the third time in three years to be honored with this designation***

For more information regarding gainful employment in the welding industry, click HERE