Welding & Metal Fabrication

Perfect your skills in our newly expanded 55,000-square-foot lab.

Forward-thinking and industry-driven, our welding and metal fabrication programs will take you where you want to go.

When you pursue a career in welding and metal fabrication, the opportunities don’t end regionally. Penn College graduates are highly sought-after to fill positions in a host of industries around the globe. Here, you’ll soak in the theories and perfect the techniques you need to rise to the top of your field. Working in industry-driven labs with the latest technology at your fingertips and expert faculty leading the way, you’ll be real-world ready for all the opportunities that await.

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Welding & Fabrication Engineering Technology (B.S.)

Master the tools and techniques of the trade to take on advanced engineering positions within the field. 

Metal Fabrication Technology (A.A.S.)

From welding and machining to sheet metal fabrication, this all-encompassing program builds a diverse combination of metal fabrication skills. 

Non-Destructive Testing (A.A.S.)

Learn how to inspect and certify structures using the latest non-destructive testing techniques.

Welding Technology (A.A.S.)

Training in our newly expanded welding lab, you'll learn the fundamentals of welding and joining operations. 

Welding Certificate

In just four semesters, you'll get extensive hands-on experience with the four major types of welding.

Radiographic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential

Dive into a cutting-edge program that prepares you to take the lead as a radiographic non-destructive test technician.

Ultrasonic Inspection for Non-Destructive Testing Competency Credential

Explore the latest ultrasonic technology and master the process of finding defects in welds, pressure vessels, machinery, and other objects.

Minors & Immersions

Pair a minor with any bachelor's degree, or an immersion with any bachelor's or associate's degree.

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06.17.2024

National welding talent pool in spotlight in college labs

Penn College hosted some of the best young welders in the nation last week. The college’s 55,000-square-foot welding facility served as the home for two national competitions, conducted by Project MFG, a skilled-trades advocacy group. A mix of high school and trade school students from throughout the country competed in the National Welding League Championship and the Maritime National Championship, both offering prizes that included $10,000 for first place.

06.14.2024

WNEP-TV highlights welding championship at Penn College

Throughout the week, Penn College has hosted welding championships conducted by Project MFG, a skilled trades advocacy group. On Thursday, WNEP-TV’s Mackenzie Aucker covered the second of two competitions: the National Welding League Championship, featuring the top 18 high school and trade school welders from throughout the country. Her story includes an interview with Bradley M. Webb, dean of engineering technologies.

05.28.2024

Fronius continues its support of Penn College’s welding program

A leading provider of welding power sources and solar solutions is continuing its support of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s welding program. Fronius USA is entrusting to the college 10 I-Wave 300 machines, units that facilitate multiple welding processes. The new machines are replacing units the company entrusted in 2019.

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