Welding is strong, versatile and portable. For this reason, it is used to build and repair bridges, skyscrapers, ships, automobiles, spacecraft, medical equipment and thousands of other manufactured products that make modern society possible.
This full-time program will give you a solid foundation in theory and practice for a career where welding plays an important part.
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You will be given the opportunity to sign up for a free Information Session where you will:
- Learn about financial aid
- Learn what prerequisites are required
- Learn expectations as a student
- Have an opportunity to meet instructors
- Tour our LeSourdsville Campus
Attending an information session is required to enroll in this program. Please provide accurate contact information, so we can best follow-up with you and help you on your way to new career opportunities! We look forward to meeting you soon!
Steps for Enrollment
- Industrial Welding Enrollment Checklist–This checklist will be reviewed at the Information Session and help you stay on track for enrollment.
- Prepare for the WorkKeys Assessments by using the WorkKeys Practice Tests and Scheduling Your WorkKeys
- Determine your Financial Aid options
Full Time | 624 Hours |Day class 8 am -2:30 pm (7.5 months) | Evening class 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm (10 months)
Upcoming class: March 9, 2020 – September 22, 2020 (Day class)
Tuition $6,800 | Books/Supplies $3,317
Financial aid and scholarships available to those who qualify.
Industry Recognized Credentials
Students will train and test for National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certifications in:
- AWS D1.1 Structural Certifications (3-G and 4-G)
- NCCER Core Curriculum
- NCCER Welding Levels 1 and 2
- OSHA 10
- Flux core arc welding (FCAW)
- Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)
- Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
- Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
- Oxyfuel cutting (OFC)
- Plasma arc cutting (PAC)
- Air carbon arc cutting (ACAC)
- Shop safety
Where Can I Work?
Welders can work in a variety of environments both inside buildings and outside.
2018 median pay Bureau of Labor Statistics : $41,380 annually | $19.89 per hour