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Universal Technical Institute (UTI) offers a welding school near Davie, Florida, that provides students with the technical skills needed to pursue careers. From learning how to use the tools and technology seen in the field to understanding regulations and production processes, our industry-aligned program can help prepare you for a future in welding.1
If you’re searching for “welding school near me,” UTI’s Miramar, FL, welding school is approximately 12 miles southwest of Davie and offers a 36-week Welding training program.
Throughout the program, students learn the four main types of arc welding — gas metal arc welding (GMAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW). Each process uses an electric arc to generate heat and fuse metals. An in-depth exploration of the four types prepares students to pursue entry-level roles within various industries, ranging from agriculture to manufacturing to transportation.
UTI’s curriculum was developed with the help of industry leader Lincoln Electric and is taught in hands-on labs equipped with technology and tools seen in the field today, so graduates are up to date on current welding practices.
UTI’s welding school in Miramar does not require any previous experience, as it builds students’ knowledge from the ground up. In less than nine months, students can earn diplomas by completing the following welding courses:
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for welders, cutters, solderers and brazers in the South Florida area was $46,930 in May 2022.26 This means half earned more and half earned less. Keep in mind that salary depends on several factors, including experience, employer, demand and cost of living in the area.
This field can be exciting for the right candidate. Many welders work within various industries throughout their careers, and there’s a demand for their skills. On a national level, total welder employment is expected to exceed 434,000 by 2031.50
After completing welding training, graduates can join the field in one of the following entry-level positions:
While most of our grads start out working in entry-level roles, as with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work.77 Here are a few examples of advanced welding roles:
It’s important to remember that the type of welding careers available at the time students graduate can be linked to the region’s current demand. Nevertheless, our Career Services department is a team of specialists that maintains communication with employers nationwide. They can help students identify career opportunities in Davie and the surrounding regions.1
UTI’s welding school is approximately 12 miles southwest of Davie:
2601 SW 145th Avenue     Miramar, FL 33027 M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours Campus Tours     TU&TH | 10am, 2pm, 6pm     W | 10 am & 2 pm     F&SAT | 10am & 1pm
In addition to welding training, UTI Miramar also offers Automotive, Diesel, and Airframe & Powerplant technician training programs.79
*Airframe & Powerplant program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval.
UTI’s Automotive Technology program is just 51 weeks long.7 By the end of the program, students can maintain, diagnose, and repair various automobiles and their related components.
Throughout their studies, students gain practice using current industry technologies in hands-on labs that mirror that field.
At the end of the core Automotive program, eligible students can begin pursuing their careers. Some graduates enter the field in one of the following entry-level roles:77
The Diesel Technology program at UTI Miramar takes just 45 weeks to complete.7 It aims to provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge that helps prepare them to pursue entry-level roles.
The Diesel mechanic program was designed with the help of industry leaders, ensuring students gain hands-on practice working on diesel engines and equipment seen in the field.
By the end of their training, students will be able to service, diagnose, repair, and test varying diesel engines and equipment. Some of our diesel mechanic graduates begin their careers in one of the following entry-level positions:77
The Airframe & Powerplant Technician training program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval is designed to teach students the fundamentals of aircraft maintenance and repair in just 18 months.79
Students undergo hands-on training in labs that reflect the field. Courses include Airframe Electrical, Reciprocating Engine Ignition Systems, Basic Sheet Metal and more.
Developed and taught by industry professionals, students graduate prepared to pursue entry-level roles. Some graduates begin their careers in one of the following positions:77
Unlock the possibilities that come with attending welding school at UTI Miramar. Seasoned mentors, industry-relevant curriculum, and Career Services can help prepare you to chase the career you’ve been dreaming about. Ready to take the first step? Request info by clicking below, and we’ll get you connected with an Admissions Representative!
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1) UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
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7) Some programs may require longer than one year to complete.
10) Financial aid, scholarships and grants are available to those who qualify. Awards vary due to specific conditions, criteria and state.
26) UTI’s Welding Technology Training Program prepares graduates for entry-level positions using the provided training, primarily as welders. Estimated annual salary shown above is for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers as published in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May 2022 Occupational Employment and Wages. Entry-level salaries are lower for UTI graduates. UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary. UTI graduates’ achievements may vary. Individual circumstances and wages depend on economic factors, personal credentials, work experience, industry certifications, the location of the employer, and their compensation programs. Some UTI graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than as a welding technician, such as inspector and quality control. Salary information for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: The average annual entry-level salary range for persons employed as Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (51-4121) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is $36,160 to $50,810 (Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development, May 2020 data https://lmi.dua.eol.mass.gov/lmi/OccupationalEmploymentAndWageSpecificOccupations#). Salary information for North Carolina: The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the hourly median wage for skilled welders in North Carolina is $22.69 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, May 2022 Occupational Employment and Wages, Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers). The Bureau of Labor Statistics does not publish entry-level salary data. However, the 25th and 10th percentile of hourly earnings in North Carolina are $18.91 and $17.16, respectively.
50) The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that total national employment for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers will be 434,900 by 2031. See Table 1.2 Employment by detailed occupation, 2021 and projected 2031, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov, viewed October 13, 2022. UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
77) UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary. UTI prepares graduates for entry-level careers using the provided training. UTI graduates’ achievements may vary. Some UTI graduates get jobs within their field of study in positions other than those listed.
79) Pending FAA approval, UTI aviation maintenance programs prepare graduates to apply and test for FAA mechanic certification. Graduates who don’t obtain certification may have fewer career opportunities. Some graduates get jobs in aviation or related industries other than as aviation maintenance technicians. UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment, salary or FAA certification.
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