Welding Technology


The welding industry presents a continually growing and challenging series of opportunities for skilled workers. There is a positive job outlook in welding for the future and those individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary can expect a secure future and financial security. This course is designed to prepare students for a career in welding using the various welding processes. The individualized method of instruction provides for both classroom instruction and practical hands on experience using tools and welding equipment.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,642.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $787.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Welder Helper60Certificate
Tack Welder324Certificate
Shielded Metal Arc Welder648Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder972Certificate
Combination Welder1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019

Job Duties

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 8,630

Current job openings per year: 270

Salary Range



First Trimester: 
Technology Foundations
Welder Helper
Tack Welder
Second Trimester: 
Shielded Metal Arc Welder
Gas Metal Arc Welder
Third Trimester: 
Combination Welder

Books and Supplies Lists


Doyle Hamilton
Doyle Hamilton
901-475-2526 x30

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