The Associate in Applied Science degree provides students with practical skills in welding, metallurgy and design.

The Welding Certificate is designed for students who have completed the Occupational Studies Certificate or those who can demonstrate basic welding skills.

Course Details

Technical Scholars

Eligible students majoring in Industrial Maintenance Technology or Machine Tool Technology have a unique opportunity to participate in the ATC Technical Scholars program. Participants receive free tuition and books, work part-time with a local employer, and are paid $10-$18 per hour for time worked.

Partner Companies 

  • Emerson/ASCO
  • BAE Systems
  • Bridgestone
  • Grace
  • Hubbell
  • Zeus Industries

Visit the Technical Scholars page to learn more about the program and how to apply.



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WORC Scholarship

Aiken Technical College is striving to provide area residents with the skills most needed by the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn more about our involvement with the Workforce Opportunities in Regional Careers grant.

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