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Career Programs

Complete 1 of our 4 career training programs to start a successful career in welding.

Schedules

Full Time 8am-3:30pm | Monday Through Friday
Part Time AM 8am-12pm | Monday Through Friday
Part Time PM 2pm-6pm | Monday Through Friday

Our four standard welding programs are for first time and/or experienced welders. Achieve maximum employability for several high-paid competitive welding career paths.

Payments plans and grant opportunities differ based on individual qualifications. Schedule an appointment with our team for a accurate prices.

Our programs include: Necessary personal welding equipment for the program (except steel toed boots), certification testing, carbon steel welding materials and all required books.

Pipe and Plate Welding- Four Processes

1050 Clock Hours

Schedules

Full Time Only- 30 Weeks/7.5 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-3:30pm

Recommended for the student interested in developing the skills required for employment in the construction, maintenance, and repair welding industries.

The primary welding processes in this program are SMAW (“stick” welding) GMAW (mig welding), FCAW (flux-cored welding). This course serves as an introduction to GTAW (tig welding).

Job Market

The primary job markets include travel welding opportunities, union apprenticeship selections (boilermakers, pipefitters, ironworkers, & sheet metal workers) , and independent mechanical contractor jobs. Over 40 local employers hire graduates from this program, with an average starting wage of $18-$22 hourly.

Four Process- Plate Welding (Structural Plate)

525 Clock Hours

Schedules

Full Time – 15 Weeks/3.75 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-3:30pm
Part Time 26.25 Weeks/ 6.5 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

Recommended for the student interested in developing the skills required for employment in the construction, maintenance, and repair welding industries.
The primary welding process’ in this program are SMAW (“stick” welding), GMAW (mig welding), FCAW (flux-cored welding), with an introduction to GTAW (tig welding).

Job Market

The primary job markets are the railroad industry, union apprenticeship selections (pipefitters, ironworkers, & sheet metal workers), steel mills, and independent structural contractor jobs. Over 150 local employers hire graduates from this program, with a starting wage of $14-$16 hourly.

SMAW & GMAW Welding (Structural Plate)

350 Clock Hours

Schedules

Full Time -10 Weeks/2.5 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-3:30pm
Part Time 17.5 Weeks/ 4.5 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

Recommended for the student interested in developing the skills required for employment in the construction, maintenance, and repair welding industries.
The primary welding processes in this program are SMAW (“stick” welding) and GMAW (‘mig’ welding).

Job Market

The primary job markets are the union apprenticeship selections (pipefitters, ironworkers, & sheet metal workers), steel mills, and independent structural contractor jobs. Over 50 local employers hire graduates from this program, with a starting wage of $13-$15 hourly.

FCAW & GMAW Welding (Fabrication Plate)

210 Clock Hours

Schedule

Part time only 10.5 Weeks/ 2.75 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

This program is recommended for the student interested in developing the skills required for employment in the steel fabrication and production industries.

The primary welding processes in this program are FCAW (‘Flux cored’ welding) and GMAW (‘mig’ welding)

Job Market

The primary job markets are the railroad industry, steel fabrication, machine shops, and production jobs. Over 30 local employers hire graduates from this program, with a starting wage of $12-$14 hourly.

Continued Education

SMAW Pipe Welding

Prerequisite: Structural Welding or pass a placement test

Version A -350 Clock Hours Prerequisite 3G/4G SMAW Open Root Ability

Schedule

Full Time -10 Weeks/2.5 Months
Monday Through Friday 8am-3:30pm
Part Time 17.5 Weeks/ 4.5 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

Version B- 490 Clock Hours Prerequisite 3F/4F SMAW Ability

Schedule

Full Time -14 Weeks/3.5 Months
Monday Through Friday 8am-3:30pm
Part Time 24.5 Weeks/ 5.4 months
Monday Through Friday 8am-12pm or 2pm-6pm

Recommended for the student interested in furthering their skills required for employment in the construction, maintenance, and repair welding industries. The primary welding process in this program is SMAW (“stick” welding)

Job Market

The primary job markets are the travel welding industry, boilermaker apprenticeship selection, and independent mechanical contractor jobs. Over 20 local employers hire graduates from this program, with a starting wage of $18-$22 hourly.