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 3 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.
Trade Schools with Welding Programs
Listed colleges are accredited and offer financial aid assistance to those who qualify.
- Pittsburgh Technical College
- New England Institute of Technology
- Tulsa Welding School
- Southern Careers Institute
- Fortis Institute
- Iowa Central Community College
- Midwest Technical Institute
- Rockford Career College
- Lincoln Technical Institute
- Delta Technical Collage
- All State Career
- Arizona Automotive Institute
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.
Find a welding school near you:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- North Carolina
- North Dakota
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
- South Dakota
- West Virginia
- Washington DC
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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