Dunwoody Welding & Metal Fabrication

Master the various welding, cutting, and fabrication processes required in a 21st-century manufacturing facility and enter the job market with both welding and machining skills.

Spend year one in Dunwoody’s state-of-the-art welding lab, where you’ll learn the standard welding methods used in industry, including oxygen-fuel and cutting, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc.

During year two, you’ll be in Dunwoody’s state-of-the-industry machine shop, learning engineering drawing, manual and CNC (computer numeric controlled) milling and turning, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

The program’s curriculum is closely aligned with standards set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS) and the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS), which ensures you graduate with the skills industry values.

This degree directly transfers into Dunwoody’s Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology.

Class topics include:

  • Welding Theory
  • Welding Math, Prints & Symbols
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Machine Tool Fundamentals
  • Engineering Drawings with SolidWorks
  • Structural Drawing

Degree Requirements

To view program requirements, including required courses, electives, course descriptions, and credit hours, visit:

College Catalog: Welding & Metal Fabrication

Recent Employers of Graduates

Companies that hire our graduates include:

  • Despatch Industries
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • GE Power & Water
  • BAUER Manufacturing
  • Millwrights Local 548

Common Job Titles

Possible job titles upon graduation include:

  • Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Millwright
  • Pipefitter
  • Machinist

Student Organizations

Opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom include:

  • Robotic Snow Plow Team
  • Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK)
  • SkillsUSA

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