The course in Welding is designed to provide the student basic expertise toward becoming an expert welder.  Specialized classroom training and shop learning experiences with all types of commonly used metal welding are offered.  These types include shielded metal arc (stick welding), gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and oxyacetylene fusion (gas).  Flame cutting, plasma arc cutting, and brazing are also taught.  Related training includes blueprint reading, properties of metal, welding symbols, fitting, and fabrication.




Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,948.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $617.91

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Tungsten 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: 10,270

Current job openings per year: 1,250

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