Welding Technology - Associate Degree

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Associate's degree, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Welding Technology/Welder. 480508


Led by American Welding Society certified instructors, the Welding Technology program provides interactive, hands-on instruction on state-of-the-art welding techniques. Real-life experience and working conditions emphasize industrial welding knowledge and skills for welding processes and automated welding.

The associate of applied science degree, with a major in Welding Technology, is a two-year program that contains technical and general education courses. The AAS degree option focuses on the advanced technical knowledge and skills for power plant and refinery construction/repair and on entry-level automated welding.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Flint Hills Technical College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

3701 W. 6th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas

Local WIB

5 - Workforce Investment Area V

Name of Credential

Associate of Applied Science

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal financial aid including Pell Grant and Loans, along with scholarships. 

Refund Policy

The enrollment deposit paid during registration is nonrefundable.
Students withdrawing are eligible for a refund according to the
following refund schedule:
For Credit Courses:
• Up to 5% of the course duration – 100% refund of tuition and
• 6-10% of the course duration – 100% of tuition only
• After 10% of the course duration – No refund

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Kansas Board of Regents

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$700.00 Enrollment fee

In-State/District Tuition

$17,955.00 Tuition and fees

Registration Fee


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$935.00 Welding helmet, gloves, boots, etc.

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$21.25 per hour

Provider Status



3301 West 18th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801

Phone Number

(620) 343-4600

Fax Number

(620) 343-4610

Web Address

Last Updated

Aug 23, 2021


Aug 05, 2021


Aug 23, 2023

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