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Career Education


The pathways in the Transportation sector emphasize real-world, occupationally relevant experiences of significant scope and depth in three areas:

Operations, Structural Repair and Refinishing, and Systems Diagnostics, Service, and Repair.

Welding Technology is an integral part of all industries that require the fabrication, maintenance, and repair of metal structures.

The Welding Technology program at Cabrillo is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in welding and fabrication related industries, which include agriculture, construction, manufacturing, marine technology, and transportation. Interested students can pursue Skills Certificate options, continued education/re-training, and qualification testing. The majority of our courses have a 6pm start time.

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Departments and Programs Offered

Please visit the department websites below for more information. You may also view the multiple CTE Degrees & Certificates available within each department/program below.

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  • Welding Skills Certificates

Job Market

Want to learn more about related careers?

For each link below,you will find a sampling of related careers including typical responsibilities, median salary in the region, and the level of education required.

Visit our Career Preparation webpage for more information.

Does a future in Transportation interest you?
  • Visit one of the department websites above for more information

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