Welding

Welding, Fabrication and Allied Processes Program

Hands On

Learn by doing from experienced industry professionals.

Classes are designed for adult students

We offer a strong network of support to help you succeed!

High Wage

Average wage for welders: $20.97/hour*

Career advancement and greater earning potential is possible through additional training and certifications.

*Source: Ohio Bureau of Labor Statistics

In Demand

A career in welding offers almost unlimited potential of employment opportunities.

The demand for welders is expected to grow by 6% in the next 10 years = 22,500 new jobs!*

Ohio ranks 3rd in growth for welders behind Texas and California - offering many potential career opportunities.

Make a Positive Change

Program Modules

  1. Introduction to Welding

  2. Math for Welding

  3. Oxy Fuel Cutting In and Out of Position

  4. Basic - SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding

  5. Advanced - SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding

  6. Plasma Cutting

  7. GMAW/Gas Metal Arc Welding - MIG

  8. Metallurgy

  9. FCAW/Flux Cored Arc Welding

  10. Structural Fabrication

  11. GMAW/Pipe

  12. GTAW/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – TIG

  13. SMAW/GTAW – Pipe Welding

  14. Welding Symbols

  15. Weld Print Reading

  16. Capstone Project/Certification Testing

  17. Employability/Soft Skills

600 total program hours

Enrollment

Schedule Options

Full Program
600-hour program, 17-module program

Individual Modules
Any module listed above

Individual modules are a great option for individuals who require specific updates to enhance their current skills or companies looking to advance the credentials of their workforce.

Start Date

September 27, 2021
Monday - Thursday
5:30 - 9:30 pm

Get Started!

Program Contact

Wendell Meyers
Industrial Training Coordinator  
meyersw@uppervalleycc.org
937.778.1980 x307

Adult Technology Center
8901 Looney Road | Piqua, Ohio

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