Welding

Welding & Fabrication

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!

Competitive Wage

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

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 & Metallurgy

  2. Welding Symbols & Print Reading

  3. GMAW/Gas Metal Arc Welding

  4. GMAW/Gas Metal Arc Welding- MIG II

  5. Cutting & Allied Processes

  6. FCAW/Flux Cored Arc Welding/Self-Shielded

  7. Math for Welding

  8. SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding

  9. FCAW /Flux Cored Arc Welding/ Gas-Shielded

  10. GTAW/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding/TIG I

  11. GTAW/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – TIG II

  12. GMAW/Gas Metal Arc Welding/MIG Pipe

  13. SMAW/Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Pipe

  14. GTAW/Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – Pipe

  15. Metallurgy

  16. Capstone Project Qualification Testing

  17. Professional Skills


600 total program hours

Enrollment

Schedule Options

Full Program
600-hour program, 17-module program

Individual Modules
Any module listed.

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 3, 2024

Monday - Thursday
5:00 - 9:00 pm

600 hours / $9,588*

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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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Links & Documents

WorkKeys assessment sample test questions

Graduation and Employment Rates based on ACCSC's Annual Report

Advanced Manufacturing Maintenance: PLC Specialty
(Information represents the following cohorts: March 2021, July 2021, September 2021 and February 2022)

Graduation Rate: New Program
- 1 Students Started / 0 Graduates / 0% Graduation Rate

New Program
- No graduates to report