Welding Technology


Welding Technology program

Students in DATC's Utah Welding Technology program use welding equipment to prepare for American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. Students learn welding and cutting processes for the joining of parts according to blueprints, or written specifications in the following industrial skill areas: gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW), sub arc welding (SAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy fuel cutting (OFC), plasma cutting (PAC), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), spray arc welding, air carbon arc welding and gouging. The Welding program will prepare you with the training, certification and tools you need to work successfully in the industry.

Program Length
1200 hours (13 months)
Location
Main Campus
Enrollment
Open Enrollment Year Round
Classroom Availability
Mo
Tu
We
Th
Fr
Sa
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
 
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
 
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
 
 
NOTE: High school students may choose to have a schedule that coincides with the morning bell schedule at their high school. To request early arrival, high school students may visit the Student Services Office.

Adult College Admission Fee
$40.00
Tuition and Fees
Adult Tuition: Details
High School Students: $40.00 (additional class fees may still apply)
Books and Supplies
Details
Certificate Processing Fee
$10.00
Pell Grants
Apply
Scholarships
Eligible
Veterans
Eligible

DATC Credentials

Core - Program Certificate(s) Available
Basic Welding Technician (435 required hours)
Entry Level Welding Technician (225 required hours)
Intermediate Welding Technician (300 required hours)
Emphasis
Welding Technology (240 required hours)

Industry Certifications

AWS Certified Welder

AWS Welding Level I

AWS Welding Level II

AWS Welding Level III

Placement Rates
92%
Utah Wages
Low Median High
$12.40 $17.74 $28.56
Utah Job Outlook and Work Requirements
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters
High School
Details
College/University
Details
  1. Verify you meet program Admissions Requirements
  2. Complete the DATC Admissions process:
  3. Meet with an Enrollment Technician in Student Services
  4. Start Class