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Universal Technical Institute has a welding school near Hollywood, Florida, that offers a curriculum designed around current industry practices and standards. During the program, students learn about safety standards, project planning and the types of careers they can pursue upon graduation.1 Learn more below!
UTI’s Miramar, FL, welding school is approximately 13 miles west of Hollywood. The 36-week Welding training program aims to help students understand the procedures and equipment used in the industry.
Students learn four main arc welding processes — gas metal arc welding (GMAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW).
Guided by experienced instructors, students train using state-of-the-industry tools and equipment, helping prepare them to pursue roles in the field.
Students at the UTI Miramar welding school take courses that include:
Upon completion of these welding courses, UTI Miramar graduates are presented with diplomas!
Welding can be a great career for detail-oriented people who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and solve problems. Welding can also be a good choice for those who consider themselves lifelong learners.
Several industries employ skilled welders. From shipyards to robotics factories, this career path leaves plenty of room for trying new things. But what about salary?
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.
Most of our grads start out as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles as fabrication welders or welder fitters. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Popular welding careers that those with advanced skills could pursue include:77
While the above entry-level and advanced welding paths can be exciting opportunities to pursue, keep in mind that the availability of each role is linked to the demand of the local area.
UTI Miramar’s welding school is about 13.5 miles west of Hollywood, and the route there is simple:
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
Interested in the trades but not sure welding training is for you? Check out other programs offered at UTI Miramar.
*Airframe & Powerplant program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval.
UTI Miramar’s automotive technician school is a 51-week program1 that equips students with the skills needed to maintain, diagnose and repair automobiles and their components using current industry technology.
After completing their core automotive studies, eligible students can pursue one of our automotive Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training programs found at other UTI campuses nationwide, or start pursuing entry-level careers in the industry.
UTI Miramar’s diesel technician school is a 45-week program7 designed to give students the skills they need to confidently pursue entry-level roles in this field.
Developed with assistance from industry professionals, the program provides students with hands-on training18 on diesel engines and equipment seen in the field. Upon graduation, participants will be able to maintain, diagnose, repair and test various diesel engines and components. And students can choose to further their education by applying for specialized diesel training programs found at other UTI campuses across the nation.
Others go on to pursue entry-level careers as diesel technicians, heavy equipment repair technicians, or power generation technicians.77
UTI Miramar’s airframe and powerplant school79 has been designed to be an 18-month program that doesn’t require any previous experience to attend.
Students receive hands-on training from experienced instructors who help them develop the skills many employers look for in entry-level candidates.1 Courses include Reciprocating Engine Inspection and Overhaul, Powerplant Lubrication and Propellers, Turbine Designs and Operations, and more.
Upon graduation, students can pursue entry-level aviation mechanic roles. (Program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval.)
Take the first step toward an exciting future by enrolling in the Welding training program at UTI Miramar. Not quite ready to enroll? Request more info by clicking below, and we’ll connect you with an Admissions Representative who can answer any questions you may have!
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1) UTI is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary.
2) For program outcome information and other disclosures, visit www.uti.edu/disclosures.
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.
18) UTI now offers all of its automotive, diesel, motorcycle and marine technician training in a blended learning format consisting of online lecture courses along with in-person, hands-on lab training.
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.
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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