Program Name: Welding

You Will Learn:

  • Structural steel welding for construction or repair, Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas

Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG).

  • Use of blueprints to plan, layout, cut, shape, weld and finish projects.

  • Work with steel, stainless steel, cast iron, bronze, nickel and other metals and alloys.

Length of Program:

648 Hours (9 months)

5:00PM - 9:45PM Monday - Thursday

Work Options:

Welder/Welder Fitter


Sheet Metal Worker/Assembler

How much you can earn


$13.20 -$19.35 National hourly rate

$27,460 - 40,240

Course Description:

The welding field continues to be one of the most in demand manufacturing jobs in our area. In this program students will train in the field of ARC and MIG welding. Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to weld with various types of metals. Using both ARC and MIG welding equipment, students will be able to follow diagrams, layouts and work orders. COURSEWORK: Blueprint Reading, Gas Cutting, Fabrication and Fitting, AC & DC Arc Welding, Electrode Theory, Flame Cutting, Basic Shop Math, Plasma Cutting and Metallurgy. Students will be required to purchase safety glasses, gloves,and steel-toed boots. This program includes pipe welding and certification.

Program Costs:

$7409.00 Including all books, supplies, graduation fees, industry certifications, and lab jackets.

Application Process:

  • Career Coaching (optional).

  • Application and Fee.

  • Entrance Exam.

  • Admittance (upon satisfactory entrance exam results).

Minimum Requirements:

  • Interview with teacher/coordinator.

Certification/Licensure Information:

This course work leads to an industry recognized NCCER Certification as a welder.

Gainful Employment Information

Alliance Career Center is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education, 7840 Roswell Road, Building 300, Suite 325, Atlanta, GA 30350. Telephone: 770-396-3898, Fax: 770-396-3790,

This ACC program is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.