Skip to Main Content

Welding

It has been estimated that welding engineering impacts more than 50 percent of the products manufactured in the United States. Almost every segment of our economy depends, to some degree, on welding and materials joining.

SAU Tech’s Welding Academy is a finishing school for students who already have basic welding skills. The program requires a skills demonstration and information in addition to the normal admission requirements. This program is a nine-month program with intensive lab-based learning.

Welding Processes is a complex engineering discipline that involves aspects of welding techniques, procedures, application of welding to problems involving materials science, design, inspection, fabrication of metals, production specifications, planning, and engineering principles.

The welding process specialist establishes welding procedures to guide production and welding personnel in the manufacturing environment, including the evaluation of new developments in the welding field for possible application to current welding problems or production processes. This program builds on the skills obtained on the technical certificate earned in the SAU Tech Welding Academy. The Welding Process Specialist emphasis at SAU Tech will transfer to SAU’s engineering physics program and is one of only two such programs in the United States leading to a career in welding engineering.