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Welding Technician

Program Length

900 hours, 45 weeks


Monday-Thursday, 4:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Program Dates

Start Date: August 15, 2018
End Date: June 26, 2019

Program Campus Location

Live Oaks Career Campus
5956 Buckwheat Rd
Milford, Ohio 45150

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
303 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Direct Cost:  The cost of the program

Tuition: $7,470
Books/Tools/Supplies: $2,970
Total*: $10,440 (Subject to change)

NEW!!  A tuition grant of up to $5,000 is available for this program to those who qualify!  Click here for details.

Other Costs

Indirect Costs:  These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school. They are shown for federal financial aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.

Dependent Student: $8,069
Independent Student: $14,052

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Gain Skills in Structural and Non-Structural Welding

Have a steady hand, a good eye, and a desire to create work that lasts?  Welders can work in a variety of fields, from aerospace to power plants to manufacturing—or even under water.  Learn to read blueprints and lay out your work, and gain skills in welding, brazing, cutting, and fabrication as you prepare for a successful career.

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Precision and excellent hand/eye coordination are important for the welding technician program. You will learn various types of welds and cutting operations, as well as fabrication, quality control, weld testing, and blueprint reading. Through this program, you will have the opportunity to become a certified welder. Other career pathways might include welding inspector, metal fabricator, or sales.

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College Credit Options:

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Attend an information session.
  • High school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency)
  • Achieve a WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher in all three sections: Applied Math, Workplace Documents and Graphic Literacy.

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