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
- Completed application
- Achieve Reading 10 and Math 10 on Level D of the TABE exam
- Students must provide their own safety glasses, steel toe work boots and non-flammable clothing
Completion Rate**: 100%
Job Placement Rate**: 60%
Program Length: 332 hours
Schedule: Monday-Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: CiTi Campus, 179 County Rt 64, Mexico, NY 13114
Start Date: Fall and Winter
Taught by: Barbie Jo Grey, Scott Malone
Average Salary*: $47,020
*According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**According to CiTi data for the 2020-2021 program year
This is a COE-approved program.