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Welding

“I love this class because I’m getting hands-on experience and free college credits.”
-Tyler W., Prescott High School

Welding Program Information

Program Sequence:
 
Welding Technology Courses
 

LOCATION:
 
Yavapai College CTEC
220 Ruger Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301
and
Chino Valley High School
 

LENGTH OF PROGRAM:
 
2 years
 

GRADE LEVEL REQUIREMENT:
 
Sophomore – Senior
 

PREREQUISITES:
 
None
 

PROVIDED MATERIALS:
 
These are materials required, but provided by MICTED
 
  • Welding Jacket
  • Welding Helmet
  • Welding Tool Kit
    • MIG Pliers
    • Chipping Hammer
    • Leather Gloves
    • Shade 5 Safety Glasses
    • Clear Safety Glasses
    • Wire Brush
    • Stricker
    • Textbooks
 
*Any materials lost or not returned are the responsibility of the student.
 
CREDITS:
 
Up to 5 High School credits for both years and up to 28 Yavapai College credits for both years.
** Friday Courses do not earn as many credits.
CLASS SCHEDULE:
 
  • Monday – Thursday Courses
        1:15 – 3:45pm plus 1 hour oniine
  • Friday Courses
        8am – 1:00pm plus 5 hours online
 
INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS:
 
American Welding Society (AWS) which includes 2G, 3G, & 4G levels:
  • ARC Welding
  • MIG Welding
  • Gas Cutting
  • OXY Welding
 
 

STUDENT BENEFITS:
 
  • Enables students to make career decisions consistent with their aptitudes, interests, abilities, and academic achievement.
  • Provides a program of instruction that prepares students for post-secondary education and/or for employment.
  • Industry skills development experience and certification to take straight to workforce.
 
CAREER SNAPSHOT:
 
Welding Career Opportunities
 
  • Welder-entry level
  • Pipeline Tech
  • Fabricator
  • Plumber
  • Machinist
 
Salaries will range based on hiring entity, location, and years of experience.
 
*All trade school careers credits are awarded at the end of each year. If a student leaves a program early he or she may not be awarded credit.
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