Welding Academy

Begin Your Career in Welding Now

Earn a college Certificate in Fundamental Welding, along with your OHSA General Industry 10-hour credential – while you are still in high school, for free! After graduation, enter the workforce or continue your education with us. Earn a diploma in a range of industrial welding techniques at EICC.

Earn your Fundamental Welding Certificate

During high school

  • MFG:106 Workplace Safety with OSHA 10 General Industry Card, 3 credits
  • WEL:361 VR Welding OR MFG 190 Metallurgy, 2 credits
  • WEL:362 Welding Fundamentals, 3 credit

  • WEL:363 Welding Discontinuities and Defects, 1 credit
  • WEL:365 Flux Core Arc Welding and Metal Cutting, 3 credits
  • WEL:364 Gas Metal Arc Welding, 4 credits

Award: Fundamentals of Welding Certificate, 16 credits

Your Career in Welding

Skilled welding professionals are in high demand throughout the region. Everything from cars to pipes and bridges to construction equipment requires welding. Your skills will be highly valued by large and small companies.  

Clinton Career Advancement Center Welding Lab

Career Advancement Centers

Brand new ultramodern facilities for career and technical education programs, including automotive tech, culinary, healthcare, welding, and more. Enjoy multi-purpose labs, classrooms, and a large common area. Your successful career starts here.

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Your Degree = Success

Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.

Explore the value of an associate’s degree

Employment and Wage Outlook

Continue after high school

Consider these programs:

Contact our High School Team

Concurrent Advisors

Joe Shovlain

Joe Shovlain

Concurrent Advisor
jshovlain@eicc.edu
563-244-7014

Office 100B
Advises High School Concurrent: Clinton, Career Academies

Schedule an appointment with Joe

 

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Holly Hansen

Holly Hansen

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
hmhansen@eicc.edu
563-441-4004
Serves Cal-Wheat and DeWitt Central High Schools

 

Lorene McLaughlin

Lorene McLaughlin

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
ltmclaughlin@eicc.edu
563-244-7192
Serves Bellevue and Maquoketa High Schools

 

Marla Schultz

Marla Schultz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
mshultz@eicc.edu
563-244-7131
Serves Camanche and Northeast High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Anabelia Calderon-Flores

Concurrent Advisor
acalderon-flores@eicc.edu
563-288-6035
Advises Durant and Muscatine High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Mikayla Cardenas

Mikayla Cardenas

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
micardenas@eicc.edu
Serves Muscatine High School

 

Theresa Putnam Genz

Theresa Putnam Genz

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
tputnamgenz@eicc.edu
563-288-6047
Serves Columbus Junction and Louisa-Muscatine High Schools

Sara Schnepper

Sara Schnepper

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
sschnepper@eicc.edu
Serves Wilton and West Liberty High Schools

Concurrent Advisors

Molly Gleason

Molly Gleason

Concurrent Advisor
mmgleason@eicc.edu
563-336-5241
Advises Assumption, Davenport Central and Davenport North High Schools

 

Lori Perez

Lori Perez

Concurrent Advisor
ljperez@eicc.edu
563-441-4057
Advises Davenport West and North Scott High Schools

 

Jill Spengler

Jill Spengler

Concurrent Advisor
jmspengler@eicc.edu
563-441-4137
Advises Bettendorf and Pleasant Valley High Schools

College & Career Transition Counselors/Coaches

Patricia Madden

Patricia Madden

College & Career Transition Counselor/Coach
pamadden@eicc.edu
Serves North Scott High School

Welding Academy Locations

Clinton Community College Career Advancement Center building

Clinton Career Advancement Center

1210 11th Ave. S.
Clinton, IA 52732
Map and Directions

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CCC Maquoketa Center

Maquoketa Center

501 W. Washington St.
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Map and Directions

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE MAQUOKETA CENTER
Muscatine Community College main campus building

Muscatine Community College

152 Colorado St.
Muscatine, IA 52761
Map and Directions

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Blong Technology Center building

Blong Technology Center

8500 Hillandale Road
Davenport, IA 52806
Map and Directions

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BLONG TECHNOLOGY CENTER