Welders are employed in all phases of
industrial operations in fields such as construction, manufacturing and
infrastructure. They assist with the construction of industrial equipment,
buildings, bridges and pipelines. Welders work from a set of blueprints,
interpret symbols and follow specifications to apply their knowledge of
metallurgy and welding techniques to fuse a variety of metal components
together. Welders need to wear protective equipment and follow specific
protocol to maintain a safe working environment. Welders can earn
certifications to enhance their skillset and increase their employment
You must wear protective clothing during classes.
View current course offerings. Not all courses are offered in every schedule.
Upon successful completion of certification testing, which is administered during the Advanced Welding 2 class, you will receive AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Certification.
$18 - 20/hr.
*Unless noted, cost does not include any required textbooks, applicable licensing fees, background check fees, testing fees, etc.
**Wages are based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and are estimates only.