Applied Associate Degree Certificate

Are you interested in getting training and getting to work?

Do you want a skill set that employers can be assured meets trade standards?

Do you want to study in a well equipped shop?

Southeastern Illinois College offers an excellent welding program. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Welding jobs are projected to grow 15% from 2010-2020 and the median pay is $35,450/year. Students in SIC’s Welding program may find interest in the following career opportunities:

  • Welding Technician
  • Welding Specialists
  • Welding Supervisor
  • Welding Instructor
  • Welding Inspector

The college offers both a certificate and associate in applied science degree in Welding Technology. Both provide students with the basic skills needed to obtain employment in an industrial setting where welding is part of maintenance or fabrication operations. Southeastern's program places special emphasis on lab activities that help students hone their technical skills. The certificate program at Southeastern can be completed in two semesters, while the AAS degree can be completed in two years or four semesters.
Students enrolled in the Welding Technology program are required to supply the following welding equipment: helmet, goggles, clothing, shoes, gloves and standard safety glasses. These items protect students from harmful rays, sparks and hot metal fragments.




Interested students should contact our SIC Recruiters at 618-252-5400 ext. 2245 and 2325, or email

Curriculum Guides:
A.A.S Degree
Certificate(Level 2)