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.
- 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 American Welding Society (AWS) Test
- Students can complete the entire program or take individual classes based on prior learning and/or credentialing goals
- Through classroom, hands-on experience in a welding shop, and independent computer-based training (CBT), students will be prepared to work in the welding industry and earn certification from the AWS
- High School Diploma or equivalent is required (*Those currently enrolled in an adult education program may be eligible to enroll with program coordinator approval)
- Attend an Orientation and Information Session – Contact for upcoming dates and times
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|Intro to Welding||48||—|
Includes text books for Preparation for Welding & Welding One and safety equipment for all courses.
Time to Complete Program
- Approximately 10-12 months
- Classes are held 1-2 evenings per week
- AWS online assignments must be completed independently and are not included in the total number of classroom instruction hours