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Welding Technology

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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.

 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,948.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $617.91
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder1296Certificate
Combination Welder1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1685 Highway 64
PO Box 489
Whiteville, TN 38075

Job Duties

Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing 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

$30,100
to
$42,800

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Instructors

Tim Riley
7312548521

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