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Welding School in Houston

Get trained to become a welder right here in Houston.

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TRAIN FOR A WELDING CAREER AT UTI HOUSTON

If you’re looking for a hands-on career that can be applied to a variety of industries, consider training to become a welder. UTI’s Welding Technology program is designed to get you ready to pursue an exciting career in the industry, and you can train right here at our Houston campus.

36 weeks Program length
4 processes Welding processes taught in the program

ABOUT THE HOUSTON WELDING PROGRAM

UTI’s Welding school in Houston is a great place to get trained for a career. Learn about what it’s like to be a student in the Welding Technology program.

With the Welding Technology program, you can train to become a skilled welder in less than 9 months.

Created in conjunction with industry leader Lincoln Electric, this training is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience valued by the industry.

WELDING SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

As a welder-in-training at UTI Houston, you’ll learn MIG, TIG, stick and flux-cored welding processes. You’ll also learn how to weld in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions used for plate or sheet metal, and the fixed, rolling and overhead positions used for pipe. 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)

WHAT AN EMPLOYER HAS TO SAY ABOUT THE WELDING PROGRAM

 

John Esquibel, Empire Caterpillar service lead manager, is a proud employer of UTI grads. Hear what he has to say about the welding program and why he has hired talent from UTI.

WELDING DIPLOMA IN HOUSTON

Whenever completing any type of training, it’s important to consider the graduation documents you’ll receive.

As a welding graduate from UTI Houston, you’ll receive a diploma. This can help demonstrate a graduate’s commitment and skill level to prospective employers.

INDUSTRY-ALIGNED, HANDS-ON TRAINING

UTI’s Welding school in Houston is a great place to get trained for a career. Learn about what it’s like to be a student in the Welding Technology program.

The Welding Technology program was created in collaboration with Lincoln Electric, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of welding technology.

UTI’s close relationship with the brand gives students the opportunity to train on its state-of-the-industry technology in the lab. This includes VRTEX® virtual welders, which make it possible to develop your technique in a simulated environment.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

As a graduate of UTI’s welding program, you’ll be prepared to start a career as an entry-level welder. However, experienced welders are needed in a variety of different industries. Some of these include:

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

Want more information on potential career paths? Check out our career guide.

49,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$48,440 Median annual salary* for welders in the Houston area26


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

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

The Houston campus is located near a variety of exciting attractions, including downtown Houston, NASA’s Johnson Space Center and Lake Conroe. It’s also conveniently located near IAH Airport.

UTI Houston campus location on google maps

AUTOMOTIVE, DIESEL, COLLISION REPAIR & WELDING CAMPUS LOCATION

721 Lockhaven Drive
   Houston, TX 77073

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 9:30am & 1:30pm | Campus Tours


281-443-6262 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
866-246-1249 |  Financial Aid
800-510-5072 |  Student Services
281-214-7251 |  Employment Services

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COME SEE IT FOR YOURSELF

Curious what life is like at UTI Houston? The campus hosts guided tours Monday through Friday, so you can see firsthand why this is a great place to train.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Attending events is a great way to see if trade school is right for you. UTI puts on a variety of virtual and in-person events, such as workshops, open houses and industry days. Click the link below to see what’s coming up!

LET US SHOW YOU JOBS IN DEMAND

There’s a demand for welders right here in Houston. If you’re ready to start training to prepare for a career, now’s the time. Welding classes start every 6 weeks. Request information today to get connected with an Admissions Representative!