Learn the principles and practices of welding, with an emphasis on welding processes and safety regarding hazards such as extreme temperatures, burn hazards, dust and noise. Both shielded metal arc, or stick, welding and gas tungsten arc, or TIG, welding are covered.
Welders are in great demand in construction, manufacturing and fabrication in industries such as building and bridge construction, power plants, metalworking and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance. Career opportunities also exist in sales, quality control, supervision and welding-related self-employment.
Industry-recognized credential(s): United Association Certification in Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Certification in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Complete course in: Six months or less