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Career & Technical Education


​​​​​Rowan College of South Jersey is crafting the best skills to meet the industry demands for qualified welders. With our welding technology program, we train and certify our students to a level of competency in line with welding industry standards.  Our welding program provides students with the required foundation to craft a future in Welding.​

What can you expect from RCSJ's Welding Technology program?

  • Hands-on experience
  • Industry Expert faculty
  • Industry Certifications
  • Connections to Employers
Program Overview
This course introduces the student to the fundamentals of Welding.  It provides the student with opportunities for hands-on training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and oxyfuel gas welding.  The student will receive training in welding and machine shop safety practices. Prior to course completion, students will sit for the ASW D1.1 Structural Steel Certification. 

What You'll Learn

Welding Safety

Students will:

  • Identify common hazards in welding
  • Explain and identify proper personal protection used in welding
  • Describe proper material handling methods


Oxyfuel Cutting

Students will:

  • Identify and explain the use of oxyfuel cutting equipment. 
  • Perform oxyfuel cutting:  straight line and square shapes; piercing and slot cutting; bevels; washing; gouging. ​​



The Welding Program does not qualify for Financial Aid, but financing for the welding program may be done through grants, private loans, and payment plans. Contact the RCSJ CTE Office at 856-776-2372 or [email protected] to find out more.


Register online at or call the CTE Office at 856-776-2372.​

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Gloucester; Cumberland