Welding Technician/AWS Certified Program
(600 Hours) Main Campus

This 600-hour program correlates to the American Welding Society’s Guide for Training and Qualification of Welding Personnel – Entry Level Welder.  The American Welding Society standards were created in accordance with the rules of the American National Standards Institute and are a means of conveying knowledge and skills identified by industry as essential to the job performance of entry-level welding.  Fees include tuition, textbooks, apparel, tools, American Welding Society certification, OSHA 30 Hour General Industry, and American Heart First-Aid/CPR.

See the "How to Enroll in a Full Time Program" page for details.

Course Start Dates:
15CDWE0600C: 04/27/15
16CDWE0600A: 07/08/15
Monday thru Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

Admission Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Complete the WorkKeys Assessment
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attend an Orientation meeting with the Coordinator
  • Please review the “How To Enroll In a Full Time Program” section of the website.
Program Costs:
  • Application Fee: $60 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: $8,500 (includes books and tool kit)
  • American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Certifications in MIG and ARC processes.
  • OSHA 30 Hour General Industry Safety Certification
  • American Heart First Aid/CPR Certification
  • WCCC Certificate of Program Completion
Contact Person:
Call the Program Coordinator 513-932-8145 ext. 5272.

Instructional Modules:
Module Title:                                                                                  Hrs:
1. ARC Welding I                                                              36
2. ARC Welding II                                                             36
3. ARC Welding III                                                            36
4. ARC Welding IV                                                           36
5. Blueprint Reading/Schematics                                       36
6. Dimensional Metrology                                                  36
7. MIG Welding I                                                               36
8. MIG Welding II                                                              36
9. MIG Welding III                                                            36
10. MIG Welding IV                                                          36
11. OSHA Safety                                                               10
12. IC3                                                                               26
13. Technical Mathematics                                                36
14. TIG Welding I                                                              36
15. TIG Welding II                                                             36
16. TIG Welding III                                                           36
17. TIG Welding IV                                                            36
18. Communication and Career Preparation                      24
TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS:                                      600

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Full time students must register in person, please call for an appointment 513-932-8145.

Part-time students taking individual classes/modules may register online, Click Here
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