Welding Technology Level 2: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
The Welding Technology Level 2: Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 (GMAW 2) program will prepare students to work in a wide variety of industries, from fabricating custom car frames, engines and exhausts to fabrication of trailers, welding pressure vessels, signage for highways, work on pipelines as well as industrial repair and maintenance work.
In this process, students will learn to weld advanced joint configurations, including pipe to plate and pipe to pipe.They will learn the RMD technique and Pulse Spray on carbon steel and aluminum.
Students will also learn advanced Testing and Inspection techniques and Thermal Cutting processes. Students learn industrial requirements and occupational skills needed in the welding field. The welding program emphasizes hands-on individualized instruction.
Certificates and Licensures
- QC11 American Welding Society Level II Advanced Welder Certificates in GMAW
- ASME IX 6G Pipe Qualification Ceritificate - GMAW
Registration Eligibility: Adults only.
Registration Availability Lehi Campus: This program runs on an Open Entry/Open Exit schedule. Registration will open on June 24, 2020 for the August 18, 2020 start date. Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month thereafter. Students usually start the following Monday. Call 801-753-6282 for seat availability. OE/OE Registration and Start dates can be found on the MTECH Calendar.
Program Length: 279 Hours.
Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.
Locations: Lehi Trade & Tech and Orem Campuses.
Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance.
MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in an Open Entry/Open Exit program must meet with the MTECH Academic and Career Counselor. To schedule an appointment please visit https://mtec.edu/academic-and-
Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.
New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to the first day of class. To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.
MTECH Welding Technology Level I Program or Equivalent Industry Experience and test out of Level I.
MTECH Testing & Inspection Level 2 & Thermal Cutting Level 2.
|SECTION||LOCATION||ROOM||START DATE||END DATE||START TIME||END TIME||DAYS|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||M-F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||M-F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||2:45 PM||5:45 PM||M-F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||6:00 PM||9:00 PM||M-Th|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||M,W,F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||M,W,F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||2:45 PM||5:45 PM||M,W,F|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||6:00 PM||9:00 PM||M,W|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||T,Th|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||T,Th|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||2:45 PM||5:45 PM||T,Th|
|Open||Orem||108||OE/OE||OE/OE||6:00 PM||9:00 PM||T,Th|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||M-F|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||M-F|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||M,W,F|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||M,W,F|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||7:30 AM||10:30 AM||T,Th|
|Open||Lehi Trades & Tech||116||OE/OE||OE/OE||11:30 AM||2:30 PM||T,Th|
*During the summer no classes are held on Fridays.
Tuition and Fees
|Facilities Fee||$50.00||This fee is paid annually and will need to be re-paid if enrolled for over 12 months|
|AWS Online Fee||$75.00||This fee is paid annually and will need to be re-paid if enrolled for over 12 months|
Materials and Supplies
|AWS Online Access||$0.00||Included in Program Fees.|
|Welding Equipment & Practice Pipe||$475.00|
|Exam Materials for Industry Certifications||$36.00|
|Steel Toed Boots||$30.00||Not sold at Bookstore|
|Additional Test Coupons||$21.50||Pipe Coupons, per each set. Prices subject to change per market value.|