Welding Technology

                                      Welding Technology

Put some spark in your career!  If you like making things and being creative, there is some good news for you.

Whether it’s manufacturing, infrastructure, or some other industry that needs welders, you can have a solid career in welding.  You could have a job constructing facilities, highways, buildings, or bridges.  If you like hands-on work, this may be the job for you. 

You are independent, practical, and a problem solver.  You like tasks that are physical, athletic, and mechanical.  If you were the kind of kid who liked to be outdoors, tinker in the garage, or build things, then this may be the career for you.

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Welding Skills You'll Learn in This Program 
After Completing the Welding Technology program, you'll be prepared to bring the following skills to employers:

  • 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

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 (about 7 months) teaches phases of welding including Flux Core, ARC, MIG and TIG.

Welding Technology 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
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

Past Program Results - Based on COE Standards
School Year 2020 
Students:  7
Completion:  86%
Placement:  100%
Licensure: n/a


Admission Requirements

  • High school diploma, equivalency, or GED® before enrolling
  • Good reading comprehension

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Course Information

Pat Cucco

Start Date
August 23, 2021
Monday - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

2021-2022 Program Calendar

Program Cost 
Books, Supplies, Fees$2,088
Tools   $413
Total Cost$7,301

*Books are subject to change.
Financial aid is available for adult education programs if you qualify.
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