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Adult Career Training: Welding

EVIT welding students work on project in welding yard

The Welding program prepares individuals to acquire welding techniques and be product-verified with weldment testing. They will develop a working knowledge of blueprint reading, and the welding processes for Shielded Metal ARC Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored ARC Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten ARC Welding (GTAW) with the use of thermal cutting equipment. Students will learn about the tools and equipment for the welding trade.

Start Date End Date Days Times Campus
July 24, 2024 December 20, 2024

Monday- Friday, daily

4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Main Campus
January 6, 2025 May 20, 2025

Monday - Friday, daily

4:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Main Campus

Program Tuition: $5,550.00

 
Supply Fees: $905.00
Supply fees include: Student ID Badge, Welding Consumable Lab Supplies for SMAW (Stick), GMAW (MIG) & OFC (Oxy Fuel Cutting) processes, glasses
 
Estimated Out-of-Pocket Fees: $700.00
Estimated Out-Of-Pocket Fees:
Safety Glasses - $20.00, Gloves -$20.00, Uniform PPE (Steel toe boots, welding helmet, welding jacket, 4 long sleeve shirts) - $270.00, Hand Tools - $70.00, 
MIG & TIG Certifications (approx. $150.00 each/total $300.00)
 
Length of Program: Approximately 360 hours (One Semester)
 
Prerequisites:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency in basic reading and math
 
Funding Opportunities: 

For any financial assistance questions, please reach out to our Financial Aid Office at adultfinancialaid@evit.edu

License or Certification Informationhttps://www.aws.org/certification/page/home 
Career Pathway: Apprenticeships, Cutter, Arc Welder, Combination Welder, Fitter Welder, Helper, MIG Welder, Pipe Welder, TIG Welder, Welder, Weld inspection, Sales
Occupational Profile:  www.onetonline.org/link/summary/51-4121.00