Program Overview

Universal Technical Institute’s Welding Technology program will give you the skills you need to really make some sparks with your career. Trained welders are in demand with employers nationwide in industries ranging from automotive fabrication and motorsports to aerospace, shipbuilding and virtually every kind of manufacturing there is. And skilled welders enjoy the freedom to move from one industry to another, depending on where demand is highest.

In the 36-week Welding Technology program offered at UTI’s Rancho Cucamonga and Avondale campuses, you’ll get the hands-on training you need to start a career as a welder in the construction, structural, pipe and fabrication industries.* The program’s curriculum was built in partnership with Lincoln Electric, a global leader in the welding industry. The training will prepare graduates to apply for American Welding Society certification.

You’ll learn to weld various materials using a wide range of welding processes, including gas metal arc, shielded metal arc, flux-cored arc and gas tungsten arc.

*UTI cannot guarantee employment or salary. For information about our graduation rates and other important information, visit our website at

Your Courses Will Include:

  • Introduction to Welding, Safety and Careers
  • Principles of Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Engineering and Fabrication
  • Flux-Cored Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Pipe Welding
  • Welding Applications

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Avondale, AZ

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Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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