Structural Steel and Pipe Welder

SouthwestTech_Icon_WeldingAre you looking for a hands-on profession filled with opportunity, new challenges, and room for creativity? Southwest Technical College’s Structural Steel and Pipe Welder Program launches you into in-depth welding techniques and skills. The coursework prepares you for a career in the welding industry in positions such as a welder, welding technician, welding inspector, pipefitter, structural metal worker, metal cutter, sheet-metal worker, or other allied trades.

Cost: $5,284.60
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. 

Program Length: 1,330 hours (This program is designed to be completed in 21 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Start Dates: You can start the Structural Steel and Pipe Welder Program anytime throughout the academic year. All courses are instructor assisted open labs. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Details:

Program Outcome:
• Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Utah Job Outlook and Job Requirements:

Click here for gainful employment details.

Additional Resources:

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

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Carl Johnson
Coordinator of Manufacturing Programs

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Jim Riley
Welding Instructor

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Chloe Johnson
Welding Instructor

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Dallas Roberts
Welding Instructor

High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)

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“It’s definitely been rewarding, especially for my daughter… My kids brag about me – ‘My mom glues metal together!’ It’s really nice that I can set an example and be a role model for my daughter.”

Brenda Hosto

Welding Graduate

Our welding lab is sponsored by Lincoln Electric.

Lincoln-Electric

Highlight Videos

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:

Questions?

coe-logoSouthwest Technical College is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education. Information regarding accreditation may be obtained at www.council.org.