Welding Technology


Students will learn the various basic and advanced welding/pipefitting techniques that are common in the industries: Shielded Metal, Gas Metal, Gas Tungsten and Flux Cored Arc Welding, cutting techniques, grinding, metal preparation, symbols and blueprint reading, metalurgy, layout, fabrication, pipe/valves/fitting installation, power tools, and measurement techniques.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,038.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $686.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Welder Helper84Certificate
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
16940 Highland Dr.
McKenzie, TN 38201
Weakley County Campus
8250 Highway 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Job Duties

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 8,630

Current job openings per year: 270

Salary Range


Books and Supplies Lists


David Earley
Jeremy Tucker

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