• This program is designed to prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) entry-level welder exam. Students will learn SMAW, GMAW or GTAW welding techniques. Successful students must pass two guided bend tests, a workmanship test and eight written module tests. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a CiTi Certificate of Completion and AWS Entry-Level Welder Certificate.

    • SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) Code: 51-4121
    • U.S. Department of Labor: www.bls.gov/SOC
    • HEGIS Code 5308.00
    • COE approved program

    Admissions Requirements: 

    • Completed application
    • Achieve reading score of 596 on Level D of TABE
    • Achieve math score of 537 on Level M of TABE
    • Students must provide their own safety glasses, steel toe work boots and non-flammable clothing
    • Interview

Course Information

  • Tuition: $6,750

    Start Date: 10/2/23

    Program Length: 332 hours

    Schedule: M-Th, 5:30-9:30 p.m.

    Instructor: Barbie Jo Grey and Scott Malone

    Completion Rate: 100% *

    Job Placement Rate: 60%*

    *CiTi data for 2021-2022 program year

    Location: CiTi Mexico Campus

    179 County Rt 64, Mexico, NY 13114