Wanting to create and build the world around you is great motivation for a welding career. Through hands-on training you will learn the skills required to excel as a welder, including Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and welding in different positions. Gain skills and experience in plasma cutting, pipe welding and identifying basic blueprint symbols. This program prepares you to take an AWS Qualification Exam.
Welding is a Competency-Based Education program. This flex-paced option allows you to set the pace of your learning. Once you master a skill, you will move on to the next skill, progressing through class on your schedule. Welding graduates are in high-demand globally; 99 percent of students in this program are employed immediately after graduation.
Paying for the Program
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees: $8,388*
Program Supplies: $1,680
There are many options available for tuition savings. Contact the Admissions or Financial Aid office for more information.Financial Aid Info
Estimated annual salary for Welding graduates represents median annual wage from EMSI's Analyst, Career Coach and Institutional Research data.
- Welder Fabricator
- Apply for admission.
- Submit official high school, high school equivalency and/or college transcripts to the Admissions Office of the campus you plan to attend.
- Complete ACCUPLACER® reading and writing assessment and ALEKS® math assessment for course placement. Assessments may be waived based on previous college coursework or submission of valid ACT®, or SAT® test scores. Reading and writing scores are valid for three years, and math scores are valid for two years.
Gainful Employment Information
Experience, Skills and Personality Traits
Welders must be in good physical shape in order to bend, stoop and move into awkward positions. They also need excellent manual dexterity and proficient hand-eye coordination. Welders must have patience and the ability to concentrate for extended periods. Welding is an art, where it helps to picture what you have to do on a project before doing it.
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- Phone: 844.642.2338, ext. 2271
- Location: Peosta