• 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 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
    • Interview

Course Information

  • Tuition: $6,125

    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.

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