Introduction to Welding

Next class starts: Open Enrollment

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Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Orem Campus

100%

Graduation rate

100%

Job placement

$28,300

Avg. starting salary

In Introduction to Welding, students will learn the basics of Oxygen and Acetylene torches, as well as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) processes. You will learn how to operate different industrial machinery and their necessary safety guidelines. 

This course was designed to introduce students to the Welding Industry,- even those without any prior experience in welding- and to give you the ability to experience what a career in welding entails. You will receive hands-on individualized instruction in our modern welding shop with the latest equipment.

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
Hunter Reynolds

hreynolds@mtec.edu

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

Adults and high school seniors only-seniors may start June or July before senior year.

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MorningOrem108MonthlyOpen Exit7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
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AfternoonOrem108MonthlyOpen Exit11:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
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AfternoonOrem108MonthlyOpen Exit2:45 PM5:45 PMM-Th
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EveningOrem108MonthlyOpen Exit6:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
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MorningLehi Trades & Tech116MonthlyOpen Exit7:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
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AfternoonLehi Trades & Tech116MonthlyOpen Exit11:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
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Schedule notes:

Summer Session – No Class on Friday

High School Students – Summer session after completing junior year only- daytime classes only. Must start in June.

Adults do not need to take this course to enter the Welding Technology program.

Program Hours: 60 hours

TUITION /FEESCOSTNOTES
Registration Fee$40.00 
Facilities Fee$0.00This fee is paid annually and will need to be re-paid if enrolled for over 12 months
AWS Online Access Fee$0.00This fee is paid annually and will need to be re-paid if enrolled for over 12 months
Program Fees$100.00 
Tuition$126.00 
Subtotal$266.00 
Total$616.00

*Total includes tuition, fees, materials, and optional materials.

REQUIRED MATERIALSCOSTNOTES
Welding Equipment$200.00 
Welding Helmet$70.00 
Protective Clothing$50.00 
Steel Toed Boots$30.00Not Sold At Bookstore
Subtotal$350.00
At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic and career counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.

Introduction to Welding

Program length
4-6 weeks
Total cost
$616
Lehi Trades & Tech Building
Orem Campus
Program length
20 mos
Total cost
$3,130