Welder/Welding Technologist

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

IHE Certificate of Completion

Method of Delivery

Hybrid or blended

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Welding Technology/Welder. 480508


Instruction focuses on training students to produce acceptable, sound welds in all positions in oxyacetylene and electric arc welding and to select the correct filler rod to fit the job and the metal being welded. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for the American Welding Society (AWS) structural stick welding certification; the AWS flux core MIG structural certification, and the State of Maine pipe certification. This qualifies graduates for employment as AWS certified welding operators in the construction, shipbuilding, fabricating, and metal and maintenance fields. Students will also be qualified to TIG weld stainless and carbon steel pipe. Graduates of the welding technology program may find employment in shipbuilding, fabrication, construction, mechanical and maintenance industries.




Entrance Requirements



Washington County Community College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of Attainment:

Not available

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV Federal Financial Aid

Refund Policy

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - New England Schools & Colleges

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Graduation Fees


In-State/District Tuition

$94.00 Per Credit Hour

Other Fees

$1,390.00 Required Fees based on Tuition Charge

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$188.00 Per Credit Hour

Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$17.98 per hour

Provider Status



One College Drive, Calais, Maine 04619

Phone Number

(207) 454-1000

Fax Number

(207) 454-1092

Web Address

Last Updated

May 04, 2021


May 06, 2016


May 04, 2023

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