Odessa College is committed to providing each and every member of the welding community with the most well-rounded and comprehensive welding training programs in the industry. Whether you are a potential student, Local Business owner in Permian Basin or an industry partner interested in welding education, Odessa College provides unparalleled resources for advancing yourself, your business capabilities, and the future of the Permian Basin welding industry.

Odessa College Welding Technology offers:

  • Associates in Applied Science in Welding.
  • Advanced Welding, Level 1 Certificate.
  • General Welder, Level 1 Certificate.

Students enrolled in Odessa College welding Program will Learn how to utilize different Welding Processes and develop the skill to use SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC, CNC plasma cutting and welding Automation. Throughout their welding education students can earn many industry-based Certification and Qualification in Plate and Pipe welding.

Odessa College Welding Technology also offers continuing education in many areas
including AWS® CWI®/CWE®/CWS® Preparation. In addition, Specialized Training can be done at
your facility or ours.

Working with your hands and learning a trade like welding will never go out of style. If you agree and want to become a member of the welding industry, consider joining Odessa College Welding Program. We believe that each student is unique and talented.

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Required Tools for all classes

  • Welding Hood with shade 10 or darker lens or auto-darkening lens.
  • Welding Cap
  • Welding Gloves
  • Safety Glasses or Goggles or Face Shield
  • Cutting Goggles or Face Shield
  • Spark striker
  • Chipping hammer
  • Hand wire brush
  • Combination Square
  • Welding Shirt or Jacket
  • Notebook & Pen/Pencils

**You are encouraged to buy the following optional supplies***.

  • Welding Leather sleeves
  • 25 foot tape measure
  • 2nd pair of Welding Gloves