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Welding School in Mooresville, NC

Get trained to become a welder in the Charlotte area.

Welding School in Mooresville, NC

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Students perform a weld in a lab at NASCAR Tech.

Welding School in Mooresville, NC

Get trained to become a welder in the Charlotte area.

TRAIN FOR A WELDING CAREER AT NASCAR TECHNICAL INSTITUTE

If you’re looking for a career with versatility and flexibility, welding is a great choice. The 36-week Welding Technology program offered at NASCAR Technical Institute is designed to equip students with the skills needed to pursue roles in a variety of industries.

36 weeks Program length
2002 Year campus opened
6 weeks Frequency of class start dates
4 processes Welding processes taught in the program

ABOUT THE WELDING PROGRAM

The Welding Technology program is now offered at NASCAR Tech.

From transportation and manufacturing to construction and aerospace, welders support industries that play an important role in our economy. The Welding Technology program features four welding processes that help prepare students to become combination welders. These include:

WELDING CLASSES & TRAINING

Students in the Welding program learn how to weld in the flat, vertical, horizontal and overhead positions used for plate or sheet metal, as well as the fixed, overhead and rolling positions used for pipe. Some of the courses they take 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 UTI WELDING GRADUATE

Coming out of the military, UTI Avondale graduate Spencer Rowett knew he wanted to get into welding because there were dozens of different options for work. Find out why Spencer was impressed by UTI’s facilities as he shares advice for fellow veterans.

WELDING DIPLOMA NEAR CHARLOTTE

As a Welding graduate from NASCAR Tech, you’ll earn a diploma. This can serve as a symbol of your training and could help you stand out to employers when applying for positions.

TRAINING CREATED WITH LINCOLN ELECTRIC

A students works on a project in a Welding lab at UTI Long Beach.

The Welding Technology program was created in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, a leader in the development, design and manufacturing of welding technology. This gives students the opportunity to train on the brand’s technology, which includes VRTEX® virtual welders.

Photo from UTI Long Beach campus

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

An education in welding can help prepare you for roles in a variety of industries. Some of these may include:

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

To learn more, read our welding career guide.

47,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$47,840 Median annual salary* for welders in the Charlotte area26


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

NASCAR Tech is located in Mooresville — which is known as Race City USA, which means there’s plenty to do in the local area.

UTI Mooresville campus location on google maps

CAMPUS LOCATION

220 Byers Creek Road
   Mooresville, NC 28117

Campus Tours
     TU&TH | 10am, 2pm, 6pm
     W | 10 am & 2 pm
     F&SAT | 10am & 1pm


704-658-1950 | Campus
877-201-2597 | Admissions
866-416-2722 |  Financial Aid
866-316-2722 |  Student Services
704-658-2146 |  Career Services

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TOUR THE CAMPUS

Are you curious about what it’s like to train at NASCAR Tech? Come see the campus for yourself! Simply click the link below to schedule a tour.

UPCOMING EVENTS

UTI and NASCAR Tech host a variety of events throughout the year, both virtual and in-person. Check out our events calendar to see what’s coming up.

GET TRAINED FOR A CAREER IN WELDING

In just 36 weeks, you could train to become a skilled combination welder. If you’re ready to take the next step, request information today. We’ll connect you with an Admissions Representative who can help you get started!