Welding Technology Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Secondary school diploma, Employment, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Welding Technology/Welder. 480508


The Welding Technology Certificate program curriculum is designed to include courses in basic,

intermediate, and advanced welding. The beginner courses offer training in basic welding techniques

utilizing the shielded metal arc welding process. The intermediate and advanced curriculum offers

training in advanced welding processes, pipefitting, and pipe welding processes utilizing the gas

metal arc welding processes. Students will also take required classes in Flux-Cored Arc Welding

and Blueprint Reading to prepare them for employment in several welding industries. Graduates of

this program will find employment opportunities in a variety of manufacturing and construction

industries, including but not limited to, bridge and building construction, metal fabrication,

shipbuilding, power generation, petro-chemical industry, paper industry, and more.

Graduates of the Welding Technology program will have the opportunity to test for two nationally

recognized AWS (American Welding Society) certifications: AWS – Structural Stick Certification and

AWS – Flux Cored Certification.

Program Goals and Learning Outcomes:

? Become proficient in methods of welding including shielded metal arc, flux cored arc, gas

metal arc welding; oxy acetylene cutting, and plasma arc cutting.

? Understand how to read a blueprint as it relates to welding.

? Gain knowledge of pipefitting techniques.

? Safely and effectively operate welding equipment.

Career Preparation:

The Welding Technology program prepares graduates for positions including but not limited to

Welder, Steel Fabricator, Pipe Fitter, Quality Assurance/Control, Millwright, and Machine Repair.




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent



WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)


Local WIB

1 - Northeastern Workforce Board

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Title IV

Refund Policy


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


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)


In-State/District Tuition

$16,500.00 total tuition cost

Out-of-State/District Tuition

$16,500.00 total tuition cost

Registration Fee


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$23.20 per hour

Provider Status



99 Farm Rd, BANGOR, Maine 04401

Phone Number

(207) 947-4591

Fax Number

(207) 947-0208

Last Updated

Feb 16, 2021


Aug 28, 2018


Sep 04, 2019

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