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CREATING YOUR OWN REAL-WORLD SUCCESS

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Become a Welder in Less Than a Year!

Your welding training immerses you in real- world training from day one in the classroom, so you can be ready for day one on the job. Skills and areas of focus include:

  • Hands-on Training
  • Techniques
  • Safety Skills
  • Identification, Use, and Care of Tools
  • Methods and Procedures for an Array of Topics
  • Metal Characteristics
  • Professional Development
WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY DEGREE?

As a graduate of IOT’s Welding Technician program at our Clovis location, you can take on a variety of exciting opportunities in this growing field, including:

  • Welders
  • Cutters
  • Welder Fitters, Soldiers, and Brazers
  • Metal Workers
  • Production Occupations
  • And More!
Person welding
“When a student gets a job, I celebrate like it’s my job, too. I will always feel connected to these students… and I feel like we’re making a difference.”

Why IOT?

We believe school should work for you, which is why our classes are:

  • Engaging
    Learn new skills and take control of your career through hands-on vocational training and real-world education that moves you forward.
  • Supportive
    We offer support with tutoring and instructors with many years of experience in the industry.
  • Convenient
    Fit school into your life with evening classes, accelerated programs, and hybrid learning that can be completed in as little as 9 months.
WHERE CAN I WORK

Graduates have the opportunity to provide comprehensive administrative support in a variety of sectors such as:*

  • Health care and social assistance
  • Educational services
  • Professional scientific and technical services
  • Government organizations
  • And More!

*Source: BLS.gov

IOT FAST FACTS
  • Classes are held Monday through Thursday
  • Employment opportunities for welders are growing*
  • Increased student confidence is facilitated through program emphasis on real-world scenarios

*Source: BLS.gov

HOURS OF INSTRUCTION/PROGRAM LENGTH

Classes are held Monday through Thursday and include an Independent Study component. See your admissions representative for available class times.

CAREER SERVICES

Institute of Technology offers placement support and assistance to all graduates regardless of how long they have been out of school. If you are a recent graduate or graduated years ago, our Career Services Team is here to help you!

WHERE CAN I LEARN?

IOT offers this program at the following locations:

Clovis, California

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs,
and other important information, visit https://www.iot.edu/about-us/disclosures/.

What Program Graduates Say

  • “I can honestly say that my experience at IOT was one of the best experiences that I’ve had in my life. I enjoyed going to school, learning new things, and trying new recipes. All of our chefs were really supportive and well educated.”

    Jennifer E.

  • “Going to IOT was one of the best decisions of my life. I have always wanted to be a Chef since I was young … was privileged to get to do my externship at Erna’s Elderberry House where I was offered a job. After working there a few months I started receiving multiple job offers. I decided to accept the position as Head of Catering at Madera Community Hospital.”

    Lea N.

ACCREDITATIONS

WHY ACCREDITATION IS IMPORTANT

Accreditation is the process of evaluating a school or educational training program to determine whether it meets standards set up by an accrediting organization. When you attend an accredited institution, you are attending a school that has undergone a rigorous process that evaluates educational quality. It’s not easy to become or remain an accredited institution. The rules and regulations are strict, precise and designed to protect students. Here are some of the benefits:

 A reliable indicator of quality
 Approved program of study
 Qualified instructors