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A Welding Technology student practices a weld in a lab at UTI Rancho Cucamonga.
Welding School Near Los Angeles
Get trained to become a welder at UTI’s campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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TRAIN FOR A WELDING CAREER AT UTI

For those who like problem solving and working with their hands, a career as a welder could be a great fit. Welders can work in a range of industries, using their skills to melt down materials to create new structures and parts.

UTI’s campus in Rancho Cucamonga, California, offers a 36-week Welding Technology program that can help prepare students for the industry.1 Located close to Los Angeles, it’s a great place to receive your education.

36 weeks Program length
147,227 Square feet of campus area
56 Number of classrooms & labs on campus
4 processes Welding processes taught in the program

ABOUT THE WELDING PROGRAM

Students hone their technique in a Welding Technology lab at UTI Rancho Cucamonga.

Students in the Welding program at UTI Rancho Cucamonga are trained to become combination welders. They gain the skills they need to learn how to weld by training on the four main types of arc welding processes:

WELDING SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Not only do students in the Welding program at UTI Rancho Cucamonga learn how to perform various arc welds, they’re also taught how to weld in a variety of positions used in sheet, plate and pipe welds. Courses covered in the program 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 WELDING EMPLOYER

 

John Esquibel, service lead manager for Empire Caterpillar, talks about what his company looks for when hiring qualified welders, as well as how UTI can help prepare students for careers in the industry.

WELDING DIPLOMA NEAR LOS ANGELES

Students earn different graduation documents once they complete a training program, and those documents can be helpful when applying for jobs. Graduates of UTI Rancho Cucamonga’s Welding Technology program earn diplomas.

TRAINING CREATED WITH LINCOLN ELECTRIC

The curriculum in the Welding program at UTI Rancho Cucamonga was developed in conjunction with industry leader Lincoln Electric.

UTI is proud to have a relationship with Lincoln Electric, a leader in the development, design and manufacturing of welding technology. The curriculum in the Welding program was developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric and helps give students the opportunity to train on the brand’s technology, which includes VRTEX® virtual welders.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

Training to become a welder at UTI Rancho Cucamonga can help students prepare for careers in a variety of industries, including:

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

Learn more about these opportunities by reading our welding career guide!

49,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$41,640 Median annual salary* for welders in the Los Angeles area26


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

UTI’s Rancho Cucamonga campus has no shortage of fun attractions to explore nearby. Located about 40 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, you can travel to the Pacific Coast Highway and check out beaches in your free time.

UTI Rancho campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

9494 Haven Avenue
   Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 10:30am & 3:30pm | Campus Tours


909-484-1929 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-246-2151 |  Financial Aid
888-692-7800 |  Student Services
909-510-6440 |  Career Services

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TOUR THE CAMPUS

Want to check out the Rancho Cucamonga campus for yourself? Guided tours are offered Monday through Friday, so you can see the labs and classrooms up close!

UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI hosts events year-round both virtually and in-person, so you can stay involved. Check them out on the events calendar below.

GET WELDING TRAINING IN LESS THAN 9 MONTHS

You can graduate from the Welding Technology program at UTI Rancho Cucamonga campus in just 36 weeks. To train for a career in the welding industry, contact an Admissions Representative today to learn more!