Welding Technology


The Welding program provides the basic techniques of welding processes common in the industry. To prepare for rewarding job opportunities, the student learns specific operations such as flame cutting, grinding, metal preparation, the use of tools and equipment related to welding combined with instruction in related math, physical properties of metal, effects of heat, thickness allowances, shrinkage, basic joint design, layout, blueprint reading, and fabrication. Practical work experience prepares the student in the safe use of modern equipment while emphasizing the four basic positions of welding: flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead. This program is located at the main campus at 355 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, Tennessee.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,308.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,837.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder1,296Certificate
Combination Welder1,296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
355 Scott High Drive
Huntsville, TN 37756
Alvin C. York Agricultural Institute
701 North Main Street
PO Box 70
Jamestown, TN 38556
Morgan County Career and Technical Center
132 Flat Fork Road
Wartburg, TN 37887

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