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Welding IIIThis program is for students who have completed the AWS Level I and II welding certification programs and for the industry professional who wants to attain additional welding process experience. Students will weld advanced projects in all processes and positions. Students will meet American Welding Society (AWS) standards as a part of the program.

2016-2017 Program Dates

Level 3 Full-Time

  • TBD

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 330
  • Total Credit Hours: 16
  • Cost per Credit: $156
  • Additional Fees: $384
  • Estimated Program Cost: $2,880 (books may add to your final cost)



Code Course Credits
WEL 265 AWS Level III SMAW 4.00
WEL 266 AWS Level III FCAW 4.00
WEL 267 AWS Level III GMAW 4.00
WEL 268 AWS Level III GTAW 4.00

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With a shortage of welders nationwide, this profession is among the highest paid in the construction industry. Students in this Qualified Federal Financial Aid program will learn safety, and entry level welding skills in all processes (Shield Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding) and in all positions. Students will meet American Welding Society (AWS) standards as a part of the program.

For more information regarding wages for welders, check out indeed.com.


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