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Welding Technician

Gain the skills it takes to work with your hands in a variety of technical industries

Graduates of the Institute of Technology Welding Technician program can be your bridge to an exciting career in the field of construction and manufacturing. If you have a knack for craftsmanship and love working with your hands this is the career for you.

Our Welding Technician program offers:

Man welding

Network of support

A supportive network of peers also enhances your learning experience to prepare you to take your place in a variety of roles in this rewarding field. You are not alone on your journey, you have our entire IOT staff to guide you along the way. Many IOT instructors have 20+ years of industry experience.

Men using a saw

A community of learning

IOT wants to help you earn your welding certification and comprehensively prepare you to enter the manufacturing and construction industry

Industrial saw

Training for the real world

IOT’s Welding Technician program provides hands-on training for students in the theories, techniques, and practices involved in the Welding field. Students will be taught the basics of the welding trade including safety, and methods for various forms of welding. Additionally, soldering and brazing will be explored.

Students who successfully complete the program will be documented as “Graduate” and as proof of such accomplishment will receive a DIPLOMA.

What can I do with the Welding Technician program?

Graduates from this program will be prepared to contribute in a broad range of entry-level occupations in the Welding field including:

  • Welders
  • Cutters
  • Welder Fitters
  • Solderers
  • Brazers
  • Associated fields such as Metal Workers and in Production Occupations
Sparks from welding

Where Can I Study?

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 79%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 are included in this calculation. 4.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

Program Cost: $15,822.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 51 quarter credit hours

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 79%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 are included in this calculation. 4.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE 150% Graduation Rate: 62%
BPPE Placement Rate: 48%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 4.2% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 79%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 are included in this calculation. 4.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

Program Cost: $15,822.00 + Fees, Books, and Supplies
Credit Hours: 51 quarter credit hours

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 79%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 50%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2018 and December 31, 2018 are included in this calculation. 4.3% of the graduates (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE 150% Graduation Rate: 62%
BPPE Placement Rate: 48%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program within 150% of normal program length and were scheduled to graduate in 2019 are included in this calculation. 4.2% of the graduates, (or 1 graduate), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, become incarcerated, are called to active military duty, are international students that leave the United States or do not have a visa allowing employment in the United States, or are continuing their education in an accredited or bureau-approved postsecondary institution. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education regulations for calculating annual programmatic placement rates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
51-4121 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers