Welding Technology Programs

Find an accredited trade school or technical college near you with welding certificate training classes and welding technology associate’s degree programs. Use the welder program search application to choose a welding trade school near you.

How long are welder training programs? Trade school welder training programs take 6 months to 2 years and the credit hours generally total between 18-40 depending on your trade school program. A certificate of specialization will take between 3 months to 1 year. An associate degree in welding technology is generally 2 years going full time, or 60 to 80 credit hours.

Welding Trade Schools

Listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.

All State Career School

Arizona Automotive Institute

Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Beal College

Centura College

Delta Technical Institute


Hohokus School of Trade and Technical Sciences

Lincoln Technical Institute

Midwest Technical Institute

Platt College

South Texas Vocational Technical Institute

Southern Technical College

The Refrigeration School

Tidewater Tech

Tulsa Welding School

All colleges with welding programs are not listed here, use the search application or click a state link to find your local options.

What type of classes are in a welding associate’s degree program? A welding technology program will include concepts such as physics, chemistry, blueprint reading, metallurgy, mechanical drawing, and shop math.

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Welding Career Information

How much money do welders make? “The median annual wage for welders was $41,380 in May 2018. […] The lowest 10 percent earned less than $28,560, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $63,740.”


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