Architecture, Construction, and Manufacturing

Welding Technology

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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:

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

Program Costs:

ItemCost
Florida Resident Tuition$2,940.00
Out of State Tuition$11,760.00
Registration, Activity, Lab, Test, Insurance, and Trust Fees$903.00
Books / Supplies$317.00
Industry Certification & State Credential Exam Costs$0.00
Florida Resident Total Cost$4,161.00
Out of State Total Cost$12,981.00

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 the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE) or provide official documentation for a TABE Exemption.
  • Schedule an appointment with your program counselor for TABE results and/or a program specific orientation.
  • Register for classes during open enrollment.  Please be advised that 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

Accreditation:

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

Delivery Method:

Hybrid

Days & Times:

Full-time days:

  • Monday – Thursday:
    8:00 am – 2:30 pm traditional
  • Friday:
    Online

Part-time evenings:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday:
    6:00 pm – 10:00 pm traditional
  • Wednesday:
    Online

Students enrolled in distant and/or hybrid courses should have daily access to a computer with internet and must have a valid e-mail address that they check daily.  Additionally, students should have all necessary hardware and software components required by their technology program or adult education course.

Enroll in our Welding Technology program today.

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