This 320-hour program is designed to prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) Entry-Level Welder exam. 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
Prerequisite: Completed application and pre-assessment.
Additional Requirements: Students must provide their own safety glasses, steel toe work boots and non-flammable clothing.
Estimated Tuition: $5,825
Completion Rate**: 68%
Job Placement Rate**: 75%
Program Length: 320 hours
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., approximately six months
Location: Mexico Campus (179 County Rt 64)
Start Date: Fall
Taught by: Barbie Jo Grey, Cameron Graham
Average Salary*: $41,380
*According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**According to Council on Occupational Education 2018-2019 Statistics