Welding Program

WELDING PROGRAM

Local demand for welders is at an all-time high, and jobs need to be filled immediately. OTC responds by providing training courses to anyone over 18 – no experience required. This hands-on course is designed to help you start a career in the flourishing metal fabrication industry right away. Gain valuable trade skills in high demand and be job-ready by July.

Course Title: WDT-075
Course Length: 160 hours/6 weeks (6 hour/day commitment)
Class Dates: July 5 – August 10, 2022
Class Meets: 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (30-minute lunch)

  • Tuesday – Friday, July 5-8
  • Monday- Friday, July 11-15
  • Monday – Friday, July 18- 22
  • Monday – Friday, July 25-29
  • Monday – Friday, August 1-5
  • Monday & Tuesday, August 8 & 9
  • Wednesday, August 10, Half-day 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Springfield Campus, ITTC Building, Room 103
Requirements: Must be 18 or older, no experience necessary
Tuition: $3,395 per person—Tuition assistance is available for Summer 2022. Apply Now!

What You'll Learn

This program introduces basic concepts in the areas of:

  • Welding safety essentials
  • Introduction to welding and weld processes
  • Math fundamentals for welding
  • Welding symbols and codes
  • GMAW
  • GTAW
  • Plasma cutting
  • Fillet welds
  • Groove welds
  • Plate welds
  • Pipe welds
  • Lap welds
  • Awareness of polishing and grinding

What You'll Earn

• OSHA certification required by most employers
• Skills needed for jobs available now
• Opportunities to meet and interview with metal fabrication company recruiters during and after the course