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Blinn College Welding Classes

Blinn College provides competency based training in Welding Technology.  Students have the choice to participate in a technical skills program or to pursue college credit.  The technical skills program is designed to provide the knowledge and hands-on skills required to join the workforce.  Coursework is provided in techniques including STICK, MIG, TIG and Pipe.  College credit programs build upon each other and include a Certificate I, Certificate II, and an Associate of Applied Science degree in Welding Technologies.  Within the credit program technique coursework is interwoven with blueprint reading, quality control and inspection, and hands-on experience provided through internships.


Program outlines

Technical Skills Training Program

Associate of Applied Science & Credit Certificates

Career Outlook

For more information regarding job outlook and tuition costs for the credit certificate programs, gainful employment data is available:
Welding Technology – Certificate Level II
Welding Technology – Level I


Information about the profession

Welding professionals use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.  Through formal education, training and experience, welders gain knowledge and expertise in multiple processes.  This qualifies them to do work in any of the following fields: Welder, Welding Fabricator, Welding Supervisor, Production Line, Pipe Welder, Welder Fitter, Maintenance Welder, Welding Inspector, Welding Instructor, Welding Engineer and Metallurgist.  

For more information about the profession, including typical job tasks, the tools and technology used, education required, and more, please visit The Department of Labor’s Summary Report for Welders


Locations

Credit Welding is available at the Highway 60 Technical Training Center in Bryan/College Station.
Bryan/College Station
Highway 60 Technical Training Center
5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway (Hwy 60)
College Station, TX  77845

From Bryan/College Station take University Drive (FM 60) Raymond Stotzer Parkway west over FM 2818, towards Snook. The Training Center is located at 5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, approximately 2 miles from the overpass of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway), on the left side of the road.

Technical Skills Training is available in Brenham, Bryan/College Station, and Schulenburg.
Bryan/College Station
Highway 60 Technical Training Center
5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway (Hwy 60)
College Station, TX  77845

From Bryan/College Station take University Drive (FM 60) Raymond Stotzer Parkway west over FM 2818, towards Snook. The Training Center is located at 5503 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, approximately 2 miles from the overpass of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway), on the left side of the road.
Brenham

A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center
2910 S. Blue Bell Rd
Brenham. TX 77833
979-830-4443

Map & Directions

The Hodde Center is located directly off Hwy 290 at the exit for 577/Blue Bell Road.  The center is situated on the corner of Hwy 290 East and South Blue Bell Road and is visible from the highway.  Most google/yahoo directions are incorrect for this site!

Schulenburg
100 Ranger Drive
Schulenburg, TX 78956
979-743-5237
Map & Directions