Greg Foster
Welding Technology Professor
Phone: (815) 280-2873
Office: T-1060
Email: gfoster@jjc.edu

Melanie Brozman
Technical Department Secretary
Phone: (815) 280-2612
Fax: (815) 280-6862
Main Campus: T-1070
Email: mbrozman@jjc.edu

Welding Technology (WLDG)


Industrial Welding student in class

The JJC Welding Technology Program can prepare you for a good paying job in the construction of industry. Manpower needs surveys have indicated a continuing demand for trained welders in JJC’s district.

Course work is offered at convenient class times at the new state-of-the-art welding facility located on the Main Campus.

Class schedules are planned so that you may attend classes at your convenience even if you are employed. Women, particularly, are encouraged to investigate the growing market for female welders. Probably no other "non-traditional" job offers greater rewards in today's changing social structure than a career in welding.

New students are encouraged to purchase a Welding Kit from the JJC Bookstore and the 4th Edition of the Welding Skills Textbook.

Remember only 100% cotton clothing and leather work boots are the safe attire for welding in the lab.

New Curriculum

Click here for new Welding Program Sheet

Welding Technology Course Descriptions 

Welding Technology Syllabi (click on the pdf files below)

WLDG 101.pdf

WLDG 110.pdf

WLDG 120.pdf

WLDG 140.pdf

WLDG 141.pdf

WLDG 142.pdf

WLDG 162.pdf

WLDG 166.pdf

WLDG 170.pdf

WLDG 172.pdf

WLDG 299.pdf

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Career Outlook

Manpower surveys indicate a continued need for skilled welders and multi-craft maintenance technicians throughout our district. Welding technologies and skills are in high demand across a number of industry sectors that include machine tool, industrial maintenance, construction, and automotive.