Welding Technology

High School & Adult

The Welding Technology Program prepares students for high-demand careers in the welding industry. The demand of welding grows daily, thus increasing the number of high paying jobs for qualified individuals with welding skills.

Students enrolled in the Welding Technology Program will learn stick, mig and tig welding as well as oxyfuel torch and plasma cutting with state of the art equipment.

While enrolled in the Welding Technology Program, students are awarded the opportunity of becoming certified through NCCER which is nationally accredited and recognized throughout the industry. A 10-hour OSHA certification is also available.

Exciting Career Fields

  •  Structural Welders 
  •  Pipe Welders
  •  Aluminum Welders
  •  Fabricators

Scholarships

Most high school students will have the ability to earn the Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award which is part of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program. Gold Seal may pay up to 75% of tuition and fees to Florida colleges and universities. For more information about how to qualify, students should see their guidance counselor or visit the state scholarship link at www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org.

Industry Certification

Industry certifications are nationally recognized credentials that document your skills to employers. Earning an Industry Certification can provide students with employment opportunities upon graduation that may not be available to other students.

 

Articulation 

Articulation is earning college credit because of enrollment in a high school program. For more articulation information visit the Articulation Agreements link at www.fldoe.org/workforce.

Welding Technology Instructors