WELDING SCHOOL NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

WELDING SCHOOL NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

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At Universal Technical Institute’s welding school near McKinney, you can learn welding in labs outfitted with current industry equipment. Students who complete the 36-week course at our Irving, TX, welding school can pursue entry-level jobs as welders after graduation.1

WELDING TRAINING NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s Welding Technology program provides welding training in four main arc welding processes:

Students at our welding school train hands-on to learn these processes, sharpen their science and mathematical reasoning skills, and cultivate their quick problem-solving abilities. To realize their potential as a welder, they should also demonstrate curiosity, proficiency and perseverance! Graduates earn diplomas.

WELDING COURSES OFFERED

Students at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth’s welding school learn how to develop and refine their skills through courses that 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)

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

Skilled welders are in demand. There are more than 42,000 estimated average annual welding job openings in the United States.42

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual salary for welders, cutters, solderers and brazers in the United States was $48,940 in May 2023.26 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 JOBS NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

Most of our welding school grads start out working as entry-level technicians or in other entry-level roles, including:

  • Fabrication welder

Over time, welders can advance their careers with experience and hard work. Here are a few examples of advanced welding technology careers available in the field:77

  • Inspector
  • Quality control

Keep in mind that welding career path opportunities can vary by region and current demand. If you have questions regarding opportunities near McKinney, contact our Career Services team.1

DIRECTIONS FROM MCKINNEY, TX, TO UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Follow these steps to get to UTI’s welding school, which is located in Irving:

  1. Get on TX-121 South/US-75 South (0.8 miles)
    1. Head east toward South Central Expressway North (82 feet)
    2. Turn right onto South Central Expressway North (0.5 miles)
    3. Use the left lane to take the ramp onto TX-121 South/US-75 South (0.3 miles)
  2. Follow US-75 South and I-635 West to Freeport Parkway in Coppell. Take Exit 34 from I-635 West (35 miles)
    1. Merge onto TX-121 South/US-75 South (12.1 miles)
    2. Keep right at the fork to stay on US-75 South (7.4 miles)
    3. Use the right three lanes to take Exit 21 to merge onto I-635 West (15.3 miles)
    4. Take Exit 34 for Freeport Parkway (0.2 miles)
    5. Keep right at the fork and merge onto Freeport Parkway (125 feet)
  3. Follow Freeport Parkway and Regent Boulevard to your destination in Irving (1.1 miles)
    1. Merge onto Freeport Parkway (0.5 miles)
    2. Turn right onto Regent Boulevard (0.2 miles)
    3. Continue straight to stay on Regent Boulevard (0.1 miles)
    4. Continue straight to stay on Regent Boulevard (0.2 miles)
    5. Turn right (69 feet)
    6. Turn left (62 feet)
    7. Turn right (72 feet)
    8. Turn left (141 feet)

UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH CAMPUS LOCATION

5151 Regent Boulevard
    Irving, TX 75063

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
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972-505-2200 | Campus
800-834-7308 | Admissions
877-873-1084 |  Financial Aid
800-504-8786 |  Student Services
469-442-2390 |  Career Services

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OTHER PROGRAMS OFFERED AT UTI DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Automotive Mechanic Training Near McKinney, TX

Students in the Automotive Technology program at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth get hands-on training18 to practice their automotive skills while completing a 51-week curriculum.7 Graduates from our automotive school earn associate of occupational studies (AOS) degrees.

Diesel Mechanic Training Near McKinney, TX

Students enrolled in the Diesel Technology program at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth learn how to diagnose, repair and maintain diesel technology over the course of 45 weeks.7 Graduates earn diplomas.

After completing the core Diesel program, students at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth can apply for the Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training (MSAT) program offered in conjunction with industry leader Peterbilt.15

STUDENT SERVICES

Housing Assistance

UTI Dallas/Fort Worth teams with Collegiate Housing Services (CHS) to make it easier for our vocational school students to find affordable private or shared housing near campus. Contact our Housing Assistance department to learn more.

Career Services

Career Advisors at UTI can assist students with finding part-time work to cover the costs of their education.1 Contact Career Services for more information.

Financial Aid

Our Financial Aid department assists students with locating scholarships, grants and other sources of financial aid to help with welding school tuition expenses.10 Contact our Financial Aid department for more information.

ATTEND WELDING SCHOOL NEAR MCKINNEY, TX

Improve your welding skills with industry-standard training at UTI Dallas/Fort Worth, which has a welding school near McKinney, Texas! For further information, talk to one of our Admissions Representatives at 1-800-834-7308 or click the link below.