Overview of Program
Come train for this in-demand field! This program begins with an introduction to electric arc welding by running beads on flat, horizontal surfaces. Increase skills with further training using on vertical and horizontal welds, gas tungsten arc welding (TIG), and gas metal arc welding (MIG) in all positions. Course includes training on safety fusion of metals, identification of electrodes, and equipment setup. With instructors’ approval, students will take AWS qualification tests. Class size limited to 18 students.
Tuition - $4,100*
Hours - 180 hours
Program Dates - September 14, 2021 - March 8, 2022
Days/Times of Program - T, TH / 6pm - 10pm
*Books, lab tools, and qualification exams are not included in tuition.
This is a Career Development (CD) program that is approved by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. (COE)
1. Welding Skills 5th Edition. Textbook. ISBN#978-0826930842
2. Welding Skills 5th Edition Workbook. ISBN#978-0826930859
3. Blueprint Reading for Welders 9th Edition. ISBN#978-1133605782
4. Welding Pocket Guide 31st Edition (Hobart Institute of Weld). ISBN#978-1936058280
Graduation, Completion, and Placement Rates*
Graduate Rate = 80%
Total Completion Rate = 80%
Graduate Placement Rate = 63%
Industry Credential Passage Rate = N/A
*Based on the Council on Occupational Education Annual Report 2020 for Reporting Period 01/01/2019-12/31/2019. The placement rate is based on those completers who are employed in a field related to their job training program. Actual number of students who are employed after graduation may be higher.