Welding Technician/AWS Certified

Welding Technician/AWS Certified

Welding Technician/AWS Certified Program

This program is fully accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). 
National outlook indicates a strong case for the need for welders. Long-term projections illustrate a shortfall of trained Welding Technicians. This number is growing at over 10% per year according to the National Center for Welding Education and Training. The career opportunities for Welding Technicians are nearly limitless, and a career in the Welding Industry provides for a dynamic and exciting career with many different job opportunities.

This 600-hour program correlates to the American Welding Society’s Guide for Training and Qualification of Personnel-Entry Level Welder. The student will gain the skills necessary to function in the welding industry.
Interested? Take a tour, click HERE! Tours are available on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. You can meet the coordinator/instructor, explore financial aid, and enroll. For information on the program, click HERE.

Admission Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Complete the WorkKeys Assessment
  • Physically able to perform heavy lifting
  • Attend Program Orientation with the Coordinator
• Total Program Hours: 600
• Theory Hours: 282
• Lab Hours: 318

Career-Technical Instructional Modules:
MODULE                                                     THEORY         LAB
ARC Welding I                                                  18               18
ARC Welding II                                                 10              26
ARC Welding III                                                10              26
ARC Welding IV                                                10              26
Blueprint Reading/Schematics                      36                0
Dimensional Metrology                                 16               20
MIG Welding I                                                  18               18
MIG Welding II                                                 10                26
MIG Welding III                                                10                26
MIG Welding IV                                                10                26
OSHA Safety                                                     10                  0
Basic Computer Skills                                     26                  0
Technical Mathematics                                   36                  0
TIG Welding I                                                    18                18
TIG Welding II                                                   10                26
TIG Welding III                                                  10                26
TIG Welding IV                                                  10                26
Career Readiness                                             24                  0
Program Costs:
  • Registration Fee: $75 (non-refundable)
  • Tuition: $8,500 (includes books and tool kit)
  • American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Certifications in TIG, MIG and ARC processes
  • OSHA 10-hour General Industry Certification
  • American Heart First Aid/CPR Certification
  • WCCC Certificate of Program Completion
Contact Person:
Call the Program Coordinator, Dave Guinn, at 513.933.3938 or [email protected].

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. For information, call 513-932-8145.
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Welding Technician AWS Certified


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