Admission process for the Welding program opens in April/May of each year

Mandatory Welding Entrance Exam – Register Here

*One Stop clients: TABE testing completed through One Stop

Exam fee: $15.00

Time: 10:00 am

Program Description

Welders assemble metal structures and are employed in the construction, ship building, energy, automotive, aircraft and fabrication industries. This course is tailored specifically to fulfill the fast changing needs of today’s welding industry, which are aligned with the objectives and curriculum of the American Welding Society. Upon completion, the student will be able to produce welds to Bridge, Highway and AWS D1.1 Structural Codes. Classroom theory includes a review of materials and the cross matching of welding filler material to metals that will be welded. Theory will also include blueprint reading and math for welders. The curriculum includes practical application and practice in Oxy/Acetylene cutting, Fusion and all position brazing, and Arc welding in all positions using 6011 and 7018 welding rods. The American Welding Society Basic Welder (1-G) certification testing will be offered on site to all students that meet program requirements. Instructors reserve the right to determine student readiness for certification testing.


  • Minimum of Level 10 on TABE test
  • Basic Math skills
  • Be able to work at heights
  • Safety boots/sheos are required

Program Hours

The Welding program is an eight-month evening program held three days per week (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings) from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Class is scheduled to begin in September, 2018.


The tuition for the 2018-2019 class is $4,000.00. An initial deposit in the amount of $750.00 is due within 30 days of being conditionally accepted (or the first day of school whichever is sooner) to reserve your seat. The remaining tuition may be paid in installments of your choice as follows:

  • Pay in full $3,250.00 due by end of September

  • Pay in two installments in the amount of $1,625.00
    1st end of September, 2nd end of December.

  • Pay quarterly (4) installments in the amount of $812.50
    1st end of September, 2nd end of November, 3rd end of February and final payment end of April.

  • Out of county fee $2,000.00 additional

  • If you are sponsored through the One Stop or any other agency you will be given a promotional code to use when entering your payments.

  • Uniforms, textbooks, testing and licensing fees are included in the tuition. Field trips are not covered in the tuition.