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Welding Technology
Training Program Preparing for a career as a welder

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WELDING OVERVIEW

UTI’s Welding Technology program gives the hands-on training needed to prepare for a flexible career in industries from automotive fabrication to aerospace.

36 weeks From start to finish
4 campuses Hosting the Welding program

Houston program scheduled to begin Spring 2020

4 techniques Comprehensive welder training developed with Lincoln Electric including GMAW, SMAW, FCAW & GTAW techniques

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Students in UTI’s Welding program will learn about the procedures and equipment required to weld using Gas Metal Arc (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Flux-Cored Arc (FCAW) and Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) welders. Students will 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.

Overhead photo of a welding instructor welding creating a bright light

PIPE WELDING

The pipe welding course will introduce students to the different methods welding pipe and tube using multiple types of metal transfer. Students will learn the welding positions used, from horizontal rolling to stationary or vertical, along with how to use the correct tools and equipment for cutting and beveling of joints during assembly.

Welding student practicing welding with the Lincoln virtual welder in Welding lab

VRTEX 360 “VIRTUAL WELDERS”

Application to safely practice welding before learning actual SMAW, (stick) GMAW, (MIG) and FCAW (flux-core) processes in the lab.

Overhead photo of UTI student welding in the welding lab

GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (TIG)

This course will introduce the student to gas tungsten arc welding, its characteristics and safety. Using the information that they learned in previous courses, students will develop the skills necessary to make gas tungsten arc welds on different metals, using both direct and alternating current methods.

WELDING COURSE LIST



Developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, UTI’s Welding Technology Training program curriculum includes MIG, TIG, Stick and flux-cored welding techniques throughout the 12 hands-on courses.


SPARK YOUR FUTURE

UTI's 36-week Welding Technology program prepares graduates for the industry in less than one year. The Welding Technology program was built in conjunction with Lincoln Electric and will prepare you for the construction, structural, pipe and fabrication industries.5

INTERESTED IN WELDING?

The skills and experience gained at Universal Technical Institute prepare you for the careers of tomorrow. Be proactive about your future and learn more today.

FIND YOUR CAMPUS

Welding programs are offered at four Universal Technical Institute campuses: UTI Avondale (Arizona), UTI Rancho Cucamonga (California), UTI Dallas-Ft. Worth (Texas) and UTI Houston (Texas).

INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE

The welding industry demands more skilled workers and is ready to pay for them.

458,000+ Number of projected welder job openings by 202613
$40,240 Median annual salary for welders26
$63,170 Annual salary for welders in the 90th percentile

WHEN CAN I START?

Don't wait months for the next semester. Our welding program starts every six weeks, so you’re able to prepare for your career sooner.

WHEN CAN I START?

Don't wait months for the next semester. Our welding program starts every six weeks, so you’re able to prepare for your career sooner.

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