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The Welding Technology program at UTI’s Long Beach campus is a great place to get trained for a career.

Welding Vocational School in Long Beach, CA

Get trained to become a welder right here in Long Beach.

Welding Vocational School in Long Beach, CA

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The Welding Technology program at UTI’s Long Beach campus is a great place to get trained for a career.

Welding Vocational School in Long Beach, CA

Get trained to become a welder right here in Long Beach.

TRAIN FOR A WELDING CAREER AT UTI LONG BEACH

A career in welding could open the door to many different industries and places. The Welding Technology program at Universal Technical Institute is designed to get you career-ready in less than a year, and you can get trained right here at our campus in Long Beach, California.

36 weeks Program length
4 processes Welding processes taught in the program

ABOUT THE LONG BEACH WELDING PROGRAM

The Welding Technology program at UTI’s Long Beach campus is a great place to get trained for a career.

In the Welding program, you’ll learn four welding techniques to help prepare for a career as a combination welder.1 This curriculum was developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, an industry leader in the design, development and manufacturing of welding technology.

At the Long Beach campus, you’ll have the chance to train with VRTEX® virtual welders, which can give you the opportunity to sharpen your welding skills in a simulated environment.

WELDING TRAINING & CLASSES

During the 36-week program, you’ll take courses that will help build your knowledge from the ground up. These include:

  • Introduction to Welding, Safety and Careers
  • Principles of Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW)
  • Engineering and Fabrication
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding II (GMAW)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (SMAW)
  • Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Pipe Welding
  • Welding Applications I (GMAW & FCAW)
  • Welding Applications II (SMAW & GTAW)

HEAR FROM A UTI WELDING GRAD

Spencer Rowett completed the Welding program at UTI’s campus in Avondale, Arizona. Learn about his experience and how he landed a position with Empire Caterpillar.6

WELDING DIPLOMA IN LONG BEACH

The graduation documents you receive as a trade school graduate can help demonstrate your level of skill and commitment to prospective employers. As a Welding graduate from the Long Beach campus, you’ll receive a diploma. You’ll also be able to utilize the resources provided by the Employment Assistance team, which can help with identifying opportunities to apply for after graduation.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

The welding skills you gain at UTI Long Beach can be applied to a variety of industries, including:

  • Automotive maintenance and production
  • Aerospace
  • Manufacturing
  • Railroad track repair and construction
  • Farm machinery manufacturing
  • Construction and infrastructure

Read our career guide to learn more about the possibilities that come with a welding education.

47,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$48,620 Median annual salary* for welders in the Long Beach area26


*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

Long Beach is a great place to call home while you complete your Welding training. The campus is conveniently located near several different freeways for easy access. There are also plenty of fun things to do in the area, such as the Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame, Knott’s Berry Farm and, of course, the beautiful beaches!

UTI Long Beach campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

4175 East Conant Street
   Long Beach, CA 90808

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
Campus Tours
     TU&TH | 10am, 2pm, 6pm
     W | 10 am & 2 pm
     F&SAT | 10am & 1pm


562-541-7000 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
844-308-8840 |  Financial Aid
844-308-8838 |  Student Services
562-541-7058 |  Career Services

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EXPERIENCE THE CAMPUS

UTI Long Beach hosts guided tours Monday through Friday. These provide a chance to see our labs in action, to meet our staff and to get answers to your questions about trade school.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Attending events is a great way to get involved and learn more about opportunities in the industry. UTI hosts virtual and in-person events throughout the year — just click the link below to see what we have coming up!

HELP FILL THE NATION’S DEMAND FOR WELDERS

There’s a demand for welders in the Long Beach area. If a career in the field sounds exciting, there’s no better time to get started on your training. Request information today, and one of our Admissions Representatives will get in touch with you to discuss your career goals and next steps in the process.