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Architecture, Construction, and Manufacturing

Welding Technology

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 12, 2024

Enter a career in the architecture, construction, and manufacturing fields!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS August 12, 2024 – Click Here for more information

This course has a tendency to fill quickly, therefore when at capacity, a waiting list applies.


Program Description:

The Welding Technology program offers students the necessary skills to enter a challenging and high demand career in the fields of construction, engineering, manufacturing and many more.  In our training program, students will learn to use gas and electric welding equipment with steel, aluminum and stainless steel metals.  In addition to the necessary hands-on skills, students will become knowledgeable in reading blueprints and applied math. This entry level program consists of:

  • Basic manufacturing processes
  • Metals identification
  • Basic interpretation of welding symbols
  • Oxyfuel gas cutting practices
  • Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

Students will receive instruction in the classroom and will practice hands-on skills in the shop/lab area.  The classroom and shop/lab are equipped with the latest tools and equipment to deliver the program curriculum

Program Information:

PMT0070Welder Assistant 1150 Hours
PMT0090 Welder Assistant 2 150 Hours
PMT0072Welder, SMAW 1150 Hours
PMT0073Welder, SMAW 2150 Hours
PMT0074Welder450 Hours

Program Cost:

Florida Resident Tuition$2,940
Out of State Tuition$11,760
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$903
Books / Supplies$340
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs-
Florida Resident Total Cost$4,143
Out of State Total Cost$13,003

Fees are based on the number of class days according to the Broward County Public Schools calendar. Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Schedule a basic skills assessment ($15) or provide official documentation of a basic skills exemption to your program counselor/advisor.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor/advisor for basic skills assessment results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment. Program registration runs on a first come, first served basis.

Employment Opportunities:

  • Welding Technician
  • Plumber, Pipe Fitter
  • Structural Metal Worker
  • Brazer and Solderer
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Fabricator and Fitter
  • Boilermaker


For information about national and program accreditation, please contact the institution.

Program Info

Program Length:

1050 hours / 10 months full-time; 18 months part-time

Program Offered:

August, January, June

Delivery Method:

*Students enrolled in distance and/or hybrid programs must have daily access to a computer with internet and a valid email address that they check daily. Additionally, students must have all necessary hardware and software components required by their program.

Days & Times:

Full-time days:

  • Monday – Thursday:
    8:00 am – 2:30 pm Class and
    Online (6 hours)

Part-time evenings:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:
    6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Class and
    Online (4 hours) 

Enroll in our Welding Technology program today.

To get started with this program, sign up today to attend a program orientation by contacting the Admissions Counselor at: [email protected] or 754.321.5840.

For additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at (754) 321-5700.