Southeastern Technical College

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Vidalia Campus
Library: Room 143, Administration Building, 912-538-3132
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Computer Lab: Room 803, Gillis Building
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Swainsboro Campus
Room 8133, Building 8
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All campus libraries are closed between semesters.

Text Us @ 912-388-0343

For more information:

Leah Dasher
Director of Library Services
Vidalia Campus
Swainsboro Campus
(912) 538-3186

Kaye Wickstrom
Assistant Librarian
Swainsboro Campus
(478) 289-2322


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Welding and Joining Technology


Tattoos peek out from underneath the right sleeve of Justin Sellers’s brightly colored polo shirt. He doesn’t hide them or where they came from.

“I don’t need any more prison tattoos,” he smiles. “I wasn’t digging it.”

Welding Student, Driven by Checkered Past, Finds Success

Information about this exciting field:

The STC Welding & Joining Technology Program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the welding industry. Welders build the world around them, and Southeastern Tech’s welding program equips students with the tools to build their own opportunities. The program also has a number of corporate partners which employ STC graduates and are always looking for more. Emphasizing a combination of welding theory and practical application of that theory, the STC welding program creates experienced welders at the forefront of their field.

Where might I find a job?

Graduates have been employed with Boilermakers, Coastal Transport, Strange Welding, Utility Meter Services, Advanced Metal Components and have been self-employed.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be nearly 450,000 welding jobs available in 2014.

Salary Information

Immediately upon graduation, STC graduates have made $20 per hour.

2014 Welding Salaries

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