Welders are employed in almost every trade and work in a variety of locations including below ground, under water, on high rise buildings, and bridges. Over 80 certifications are available based on the location of work and metal product being used in the process. At the conclusion of the Preparation for Welding class, students will be able to demonstrate standard safety procedures, apply basic math to prepare materials, read a welding print to prepare and complete a welding project, and identify the skills required to obtain and retain employment. At the conclusion of Welding Two, students will be prepared to take the horizontal and vertical American Welding Society (AWS) Welding Certification Test. Students interested in an advanced level Welding III option should contact the Program Coordinator at the email listed below for more details.
Courses and Program Costs
- TI-213 Preparation for Welding
- TI-162 Welding One
- TI-163 Welding Two
|Out of County||$4,510|
|Of of State||$4,725|
Time to Complete Program
Classes are held 1-2 evenings per week for approximately 10 months. AWS Testing is conducted on a Saturday. Students must complete AWS On-Line assignments independently and on their own time.
- A $25.00 non-refundable registration fee is required from all students.
- Students are required to have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Students are required to take the TABE Assessment prior to enrollment.
- Students must participate in an Orientation and Information Session.
- Students must maintain a 75% average on quizzes and tests in each class and meet attendance requirements to progress to the next course.
Location of Training
Career Technology and Training Center (CTTC)
116 Industrial Park
Accident, MD 21520
Certifying Professional Association/Agency
American Welding Society (AWS)
Upon Successful Completion
- At the conclusion of the Preparation for Welding class, students will be able to demonstrate standard safety procedures & earn an OSHA certification, apply basic math to prepare materials, read a welding print to prepare and complete a welding project, and identify the skills required to obtain and retain employment.
- At the conclusion of Welding Two, students will be prepared to take the horizontal and vertical AWS Welding Test.
New classes start each fall! Program begins on 9/25/23 and ends on 4/27/24. Don’t wait, register early for best scholarship opportunities!
*Course details could be subject to change, call or email for more information.
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Josh LearPhone: 301-387-3087