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Welding Vocational School in Bloomfield, NJ

Get trained to become a welder when you attend UTI’s campus in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

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A Welding Technology student trains in a lab at UTI Bloomfield.

Welding Vocational School in Bloomfield, NJ

Get trained to become a welder when you attend UTI’s campus in Bloomfield, New Jersey.


Welders are responsible for melting down materials to create new structures and parts. Industries worldwide depend on welders to keep things moving. If you’re interested in a hands-on, highly focused and creative career, welding might be for you.

The 36-week Welding Technology program offered at Universal Technical Institute’s campus in Bloomfield, New Jersey, can help prepare you for the industry. Its location close to many leading original equipment manufacturers makes it a great place to train to become a welder.

36 weeks Program length
108,000 Square feet of campus area
30 Number of classrooms & labs on campus
4 processes Welding processes taught in the program


A Welding Technology student practices a weld at a UTI lab in Bloomfield, New Jersey.

The Welding Technology program at UTI Bloomfield teaches students about the various procedures and equipment required to weld by focusing on four of the main arc welding processes used in the industry. Courses help teach these processes to students so they can train to become combination welders. The processes are:


The Welding program at UTI Bloomfield not only encompasses the four main arc welding processes, but students also learn how to weld in a range of positions. These include fixed, rolling, and overhead positions for pipes, as well as flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions for plate or sheet metals. Courses 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)


There is growth happening in the welding industry, and UTI’s Welding program can help prepare you for opportunities in the field after graduation.1 Watch this video to see what it takes to train to become a welder at UTI.


Graduation documents are symbols of training awarded to students at the completion of a program, and they can be useful to have when entering the workforce. Graduates of the Welding Technology program at UTI Bloomfield earn a certificate of completion.


Students at UTI Bloomfield have the opportunity to train using VRTEX® virtual welders.

UTI’s Welding program curriculum was created in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, a leader in the development, design and manufacturing of welding technology. This relationship helps give students at the Bloomfield campus the opportunity to train on the brand’s technology, which includes VRTEX® virtual welders.


Most of our grads start out working as entry-level welders or in other entry-level roles. As with any industry, over time, you may be able to advance in your career with hard work. Welding training can help prepare students at UTI Bloomfield for career opportunities in a range of entry-level and advanced roles, including:77


  • Welder
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Welder Fitter
  • Wirer


  • Inspector
  • Quality Control
  • Certified Welding Inspector
  • Welding Project Manager

Check out our welding career guide to learn about these opportunities and more!

47,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$54,970 Median annual salary* for welders in the New York/New Jersey area26

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


The location of UTI’s Bloomfield campus gives students plenty to do when not in the classroom. There are a lot of nearby parks, as well as a few racetracks in the area where they can catch the action, including Atco Dragway and Island Dragway.

UTI Bloomfield, NJ campus location on google maps


1515 Broad Street
   Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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Interested in seeing what the classrooms and labs look like at UTI Bloomfield? Schedule a guided campus tour Monday through Friday to check it out!


Events are hosted year-round at UTI campuses, and there are also virtual events you can attend! View the events calendar below so you don’t miss any of the action.


UTI Bloomfield offers several attractions for welding students to enjoy outside of the classroom. Located in New Jersey, students can enjoy beautiful local parks or take a drive to one of many beaches in the state. For those wanting to explore outside the state, they can visit major cities for the day like New York or Philadelphia – or Boston for those looking to take a longer trip. There’s also a few raceways for enthusiasts to visit, which include Atco and Island Dragways.


In as little as 36 weeks, you can train to become a skilled combination welder at UTI’s Bloomfield campus. The Welding Technology program can give you the education you need for the industry. Learn more when you contact an Admissions Representative today!