Production Welder

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Production Welder

Take your welding skills to the next level by enrolling in the Production Welder Program at Southwest Technical College. As a student of welding, you will learn various skills, such as shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding of steel and aluminum, gas shielded flux-cored arc welding, oxygen-fuel welding, cutting & brazing, and plasma & carbon air arc cutting. This program is just the beginning of a profession that will keep both your mind and body moving. The program consists of instructor-assisted labs and course work.

How long does it take?



(Approx. 15 months)

How much does it cost?



(Including tuition, books, fees, & supplies)

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When can I get started?

Courses are instructor-assisted open labs.  You can start this program anytime. Call 435.586.2899 for more information.

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Gainful Employment Information

There are a variety of jobs with an education in welding, such as:

  • Welding Technician
  • Welding Inspector
  • Pipefitter
  • Structural Metal Worker
  • Metal Cutting
  • Sheet-metal Worker
  • Materials Engineers

Please visit the American Welding Society to explore the benefits of a welding career.

For more information on gainful employment details, please click here.

Become a Student

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“My experience at Southwest Tech has been excellent. Not only was it a good education, but it was enjoyable. Southwest Technical College was the best choice for me.” Bennett Olsen

“I wanted to do more and I looked into Southwest Technical College. It has been the best decision that I have ever made. I wish I had done it years ago. If there’s any reason that you’re considering doing something different, give it a try and go for it. I’m so excited about my future.” Mishelle Cacho

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