Welding Technology – Advanced

Learn practical knowledge to pursue your Welding career.


This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster.  This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.

Program Structure

  1. Advanced Welder 1 (600 Hours)
  2. Advanced Welder 2 (150 Hours)

750 Hours (Approx. 1 year) is required to complete this program. The length of time is also dependent upon enrollment (full-time/part-time) and the completion of the required competencies.


Test Adult Basic Education (T.A.B.E.) scores required for the course:

  • Mathematics= 9
  • Language= 9
  • Reading= 9

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