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Welder Level "C"

The Welder Level "C" Program is designed to teach and individual how to weld various steel and aluminum parts using the SMAW, GMAW and FCAW processes, in the fabrication, construction, erection and repair of components or structures, in plate and structural applications.

Students taking their Welder Level "C" ticket will get accustomed to operating metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines. They generally plan work from drawings or by analyzing damaged metal, using their knowledge of welding and metals. Welders may specialize in certain types of welding such as custom fabrication, ship building and repair, pressure vessel welding, pipeline construction welding, structural construction welding or machinery and equipment repair welding.

The Welder Level "C" program will take approx. 1 year to complete. Approx. 7 months of the program is within a classroom environment, while the remaining 5 months is devoted to on-site work-based training.


Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers
Wage: $36,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 5.1%
Self Employed: 6.3%
Unemployment Rate: 6.9%
Employed Part Time: 1.9%

Education Requirements:
Postsecondary vocational award