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.
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.
Start Dates: You can start the Production Welder Program anytime throughout the academic year. All courses are instructor assisted open labs. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.
Program Length: 930 hours (This program can be completed in approximately 15 months, based on enrollment of 15 hours per week. If possible, students are encouraged to enroll in more hours per week to graduate faster.)
Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building
- Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Utah Job Outlook and Job Requirements:
- Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
- Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Completion Rate (2020)
Placement Rate (2020)
Student Highlight – Brenda Hosto
Student Highlight – Jeff Parker
American Welding Association
Occupational Advisory Committee
Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations: