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Aluminum Welder, Fabrication Welder, Fabricator, Fitter/Welder, Maintenance Welder, Mig Welder, Sub Arc Operator, Welder, Welder-Fitter, Welder/Fabricator


Median wages (2016)$18.94 hourly, $39,390 annual Projected growth (2014-2024) Slower than average (2% to 4%) Slower than average (2% to 4%)

Welding Student

Learning is provided on both Arc welding and AcetyleneImage blow torch and training includes: Flat, Vertical, and Overhead welding as well as tack-weld and heat bending.

Ninety percent of training is hands-on.

Courses of Study

  • Arc Welding

  • Brazing

  • Cutting and Grinding

  • Welding of Alloys

Industry Certifications

  • Certified Welder

Class Requirements

Students are responsible for:

  • Protective shoes

  • Safety glasses

A student practices vertical welding.