Welding Technology


Welding students will learn various basic and advanced welding/pipefitting techniques that are common in the industries: Shielded Metal, Gas Metal, Gas Tungsten and Flux Cored Arc Welding, cutting techniques, grinding, metal preparation, symbols and blueprint reading, metallurgy, layout, fabrication, pipe/valves/fitting installation, power tools, and measurement techniques.

The Welding Technology program curriculum has been developed with the American Welding Society (AWS), Construction Industry Institute, the Manufacturer’s Institute and the Associated General Contractors of America.

Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,620.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,270.71

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder1296Certificate
Combination Welder1296Diploma

The Welding Technology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee Prison Education Initiative. Details of the articulation are located here, 

For more information contact the the Student Services Office.

The Welding Technology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee community colleges. Details of the articulation can be downloaded and viewed here, Welding Articulation Agreement. For more information contact the program instructor or the Student Services Office.

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Campus Locations

Clarksville Campus
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040
Main Campus
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055

Books and Supplies Lists


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Josh Hallock
Robert Martinez

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