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Located near Pembroke Pines, Florida, Universal Technical Institute’s welding school provides training to equip students with the skills needed to be career ready.1 At UTI Miramar, experienced instructors teach a curriculum developed with the help of Lincoln Electric — a leader in welding technology and design. Read on to learn more about the program.
Still searching for “welding school near me”? Look no further than UTI Miramar’s Welding training program. Located approximately four miles from Pembroke Pines, the campus offers a nearby industry-aligned education that takes only 36 weeks to complete and concludes with graduates earning diplomas.
But before earning those diplomas, students learn production processes, regulations, and how to properly use the tools, technology and equipment current to the industry. Led by experienced instructors, Welding program students also learn four main arc welding methods, highlighted in the courses listed below. This ensures they have the skills necessary to weld in diverse industries.
Upon completing the program, graduates can embark pursue entry-level roles as welders, welder fitters, or fabrication welders.77
UTI’s welding school includes the following courses:
The welding courses aim to provide a thorough understanding of proper and safe welding procedures and standards.
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.
Welding can be an exhilarating path if you’re detail oriented and enjoy physical work and solving problems. Let’s look at a few paths for welders looking to make their mark on the industries they serve.
Upon completing UTI’s welding training program, most of our graduates start out working in entry-level welding roles. As with any industry, over time, they may be able to advance in their careers with hard work.77 A few common welding career paths for experienced welders include:
While these entry-level and advanced welding careers are exciting paths to pursue, the demand where you live can affect job availability. Luckily, UTI Miramar has Career Services specialists who maintain contact with employers across the nation, so that they can help students look for career opportunities that pique their interest in Pembroke Pines and other regions.1
Pembroke Pines is only 4.2 miles from UTI Miramar’s welding school, making for a short commute! Getting here is as simple as following these directions:
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
Aside from Welding, UTI’s trade school in Miramar also offers Diesel, Automotive, and Airframe & Powerplant technician training programs.79
*Airframe & Powerplant program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval.
UTI Miramar’s auto technician school supplies students with the knowledge and skills that can help them pursue entry-level roles that include automotive technicians, smog inspectors, parts associates and service writers.77
After 51 weeks7 of comprehensive training on how to service, test and repair various vehicles, students earn an occupational associate degree (OAD), proving they’ve undergone the technical training many employers desire.1
Like the curriculum in the diesel and welding school programs, UTI Miramar’s Automotive courses were created in conjunction with leading brands, ensuring students receive a relevant and up-to-date education.
The diesel technician school at UTI Miramar prepares students to pursue entry-level roles as diesel technicians, agriculture technicians, power generation technicians and heavy equipment repair technicians.77
For 45 weeks,7 students train in labs and classrooms equipped with industry-standard technology, tools, and various diesel engines and vehicles.
The curriculum was developed with help from industry leaders to help students build the knowledge and technical skills many employers desire from entry-level candidates.1 Upon completion, graduates receive diplomas proving their training.
UTI Miramar’s airframe and powerplant mechanic school79 is designed to help students build foundational skill sets that can prepare them to pursue entry-level careers. Potential paths may include field technician, turbine technician or aviation mechanic.77
For 18 months, students learn to maintain, diagnose and repair different aircraft and powerplant components through courses that include Turbine Designs & Operations, Assembly & Rigging, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, and more.
Experienced instructors lead the curriculum in an environment like those seen in the field to help ensure students receive industry-aligned training. (Program coming to UTI Miramar pending FAA approval.)
Learn about the trade of welding and unlock new opportunities. UTI Miramar’s Welding training program near Pembroke Pines is complete with experienced instructors, state-of-the-industry labs equipped with up-to-date technology, and course material relevant to the current field. Click below to request more info online, and we’ll connect you with an Admissions Representative!
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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.
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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