Welding Technology

Program Information

Welding is more than joining two pieces of metal together; it is considered an art of metal joining. Welding skills will be used to fabricate and repair projects. Our 600-hour program teaches phases of Welding including Flux Core, ARC, MIG and TIG.

Gary Kline

Start Dates:
August 27, 2018
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Course Cost: $6,824 
Questions? Email loucksv@acwhcc.org

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Welding Fundamentals and Safety
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten ARC Welding (GTAW)
  • Gas Cutting, Soldering, and Brazing
  • Metal Fabrication
  • Project Building
  • Weld Print Reading and Math
  • Includes 80 Externship Hours


Program Certification 

  • AWS Welding Certifications: Shielded Metal ARC (SMAW)
    • Gas Metal ARC (MIG)-(GMAW)
    • Gas Tungsten ARC (TIG)-(GTAW)
    • Flux Core ARC (FCAW)
  • National Center for Construction Education Research (NCCER) CORE and Welding Level 1
  • Forklift
  • 10-hour OSHA Training

Gainful Employment Disclosure

School Year 2017
Based on COE Standards
Students:  8
Completion:  88%
Placement:  86%
Licensure:  n/a


Admission Requirements 

  • Individuals must have obtained a high school diploma, equivalency, or GED® before enrolling
  • Good reading comprehension

Prospective students wanting to increase reading, math, or retention levels before the program begins may contact the Adult Basic and Literacy Education (now known as Aspire) Coordinator in the ACWHCC Adult Education Office for information about this free training.