Welding PROGRAM INFORMATION SHEET

1 year program

Registration Fee (Includes Criminal Clearance)
$30.00
Campus Fee (Includes ID Badge and 3 Campus Shirts)
$20.00

Tuition/Instructional Costs
$6000.00

Certifications (AWS)  
$500.00

Textbook
$220.00

Required Tool Kit – Provided by School
$285.00
Auto Darkening Helmet, Chipping Hammer, Steel Wire Brush, Tape Measure, Welding Jacket, Welding Gloves.

Total Tuition and Fees: $ 7055.00

Additional Required Items – at the cost of the student

  • PA Child Abuse Clearance
  • FBI Fingerprinting Clearance if EVER non – PA resident & not receiving Hazmat
  • Boots

Welding Technology CIP 48.0508 Curriculum and Course Hours

  • OCCUPATIONAL ORIENTATION AND SAFETY- 150
  • PRINCIPLES OF WELDING- 90
  • WELDING, DRAWING, AND WELD SYMBOL INTERPRETATION- 60
  • VISUAL EXAMINATION, INSPECTION, AND TESTING- 30
  • SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING (SMAW)-70
  • GAS METAL ARC WELDING (GMAW)- 60
  • FLUX CORED ARC WELDING (FCAW)- 60
  • GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (GTAW)- 80
  • MANUAL OXYFUEL GAS CUTTING (OFC)- 80
  • MECHANIZED OXYFUEL GAS CUTTING (OFC)- 60
  • MANUAL PLASMA ARC CUTTING (PAC)- 60
  • MANUAL AIR CARBON ARC CUTTING (CAC-A)-70
  • BRAZING AND SOLDERING- 30

Total Hours - 900

Classroom/Lecture Hrs.
270 clock =27 credits 

Shop/Lab Hrs.
630 clock =31.5 credits