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Welding Technician

Program Quick Facts

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.


Made in the Trades

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.

What you will learn: Shop safety, blueprint reading, interpretation of drawings and symbols, shop math, hand tools, and power tools, brazing, FCAW: flux core arc welding, GMAW: gas metal arc welding, SMAW: shield metal arc welding, plate (3G, 4G), experience in aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon steel, cutting operations: oxy-fuel, plasma, quality control, visual inspection, employability skills.

Learn about one of the many career options in this field!

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5 Steps of enrollment:

All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806

Great Oaks Career Campuses is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (  

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