Welding Technology


Students will learn the various basic and advanced welding/pipefitting techniques that are common in the industries: Shielded Metal, Gas Metal, Gas Tungsten and Flux Cored Arc Welding, cutting techniques, grinding, metal preparation, symbols and blueprint reading, metalurgy, layout, fabrication, pipe/valves/fitting installation, power tools, and measurement techniques.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,419.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $246.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Sheilded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder1296Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
716 McMurry Blvd East
Hartsville, TN 37074
Tri-County Extension Campus
2575 North Springs Rd
High School Only
Red Boiling Springs, TN 37150
Wilson County Campus
415 Tennessee Blvd
Lebanon, TN 37087


First Trimester: 
WEL 0001 Worker Characteristic
WEL 1010 Technology Foundation
WEL 1020 Shop Orientation & Safety
WEL 1030 Cutting Processes
WEL 1040 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Weld
WEL 1050 Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding
Second Trimester: 
WEL 0002 Worker Characteristic
WEL 2010 Blue Print Theory
WEL 2020 Basic GAs Tungsten Arc Welding
WEL 2030 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WEL 2040 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding
Third Trimester: 
WEL 0003 Worker Characteristic
WEL 3010 Blue Print Reading
WEL 3020 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe Welding


Josh Higgins
Amanda Adams
615-547-1128 x208

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