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Dodge City Community College offers the most cutting edge, up to date training in the welding industry. The AWS Certified Welding Educators train the students to the specifications directly in line with AWS SENSE level I & II programs. The welding courses offered prepare students for many different careers in the welding industry. 

  • Entry Level Pipe Welding
  • Entry Level Construction Welding
  • Entry Level Manufacturing Welding
  • Entry Level Fabrication Welding  
  • Entry Level Welding Supply Sales Person
  • Maintenance Welding 
  • Production Welding 
  • Etc.

Dodge City Community College has taken great strides getting students the best, most affordable education possible. We offer a one year Dodge City Community College certificate, as well as an associate of applied science degree in welding. Students graduating with an associate’s degree have the opportunity to obtain AWS SENSE level I & II certificates. This certification will open many doors and career opportunities for the future welding technician in the industry.

College Catalog

This catalog contains the curriculum information a student needs in planning his or her studies at Dodge City Community College.  All students need to become familiar with the language of the college catalog and the necessity of planning a sequence that will provide either a one-year certificate or a two-year degree.  Advisors are provided to assist students in planning their academic program.  As a student, please make sure that you consult your advisor for guidance in planning a program of study.  Students are ultimately responsible for assuring that their academic program meets the requirements for graduation and/or transfer to another degree granting institution.

Contact Information

Michael Otterstein
Professor of Welding
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801

Justin Weil
Professor of Welding
2501 N. 14th Ave.
Dodge City, KS 67801