Welders are in high demand with high paying jobs. Students who get a one year certificate or a two year Associate of Applied Science degree are highly sought after. The job of the welder is for persons who take pride in their work and know how to get a job done. LIT has a 96% placement of all of its welding graduates. Placement assistance is available.
The welding is the most common method for permanently joining the sections of metal necessary for building and maintaining petrochemical industry units, pipeline, marine vessels, bridge structures, and many other industrial components.
Students are instructed in the safe and efficient techniques used in modern welding applications. Students’ skills and knowledge are regularly tested and receive certifications by the American Welding Society Standards.
Lamar Institute of Technology also requires students to register for the College Success Skills Course in their first semester. The course is designed to provide students with a thorough orientation to the campus, postsecondary education, and the classroom skills necessary for success. Students must earn a 'C' or better in all courses in the degree plan.