Higher Education

Students enrolled in the Welding program can earn the following college credits while enrolled at SUN Tech through the Penn College PC Now program:

# Course Name Credits
WEL114 Shielded Metal Arc I 2 Credits
WEL116 Shielded Metal Arc II 2 Credits
WEL120 Gas Metal Arc I 2 Credits
WEL124 Gas metal Arc II 2 Credits
WEL123 Gas Tungsten Arc I 2 Credits
WEL129 Gas Tungsten Arc II 2 Credits

The welding program prepares students to continue their education at a variety of two-year and four-year colleges and technical schools as well as entry into accredited apprentice programs. Several schools offer qualified SUN graduates Advanced Placement. This can save as much  as $4,000 on tuition expenses.

Some apprenticeship programs and all military training programs are free to the student and provide a competitive salary while you learn.

Following are just some of the possibilities for acquiring advanced training in welding:

  • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Northampton Community College
  • Thaddeus Stevens State School of Technology
  • Local 520 Pipefitters Union
  • Steelworkers Union
  • Technical Schools in all branches of the military