HS WeldingSWCC's welding Career Academy is designed for students to learn basic welding skills along with how to operate tools, identify different metals, and interpret blueprints. Successfully completing the four-course sequence yields a student 12 college credits and a basic welding certificate from Southwestern.

Classes are held in Red Oak and Leon.  Welding is a one-year career academy and students will take classes in blue print reading, introduction to fabrication, introduction to oxyacetylene, welding, cutting and brazing, and shielded metal arm welding.