Welding Technology

Welding - Manatee Technical College

Prepare for:  American Welding Society Certified Welder certification
Train to be:  Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Technician

  • The program covers all four major welding processes including SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW.
  • Also included is an in-depth study of the American Welding Society welding symbols and blueprint reading for welders.
  • Additional training such as Torch Cutting, Plasma Cutting, and Carbon Arc Gouging along with related equipment is also covered.
  • Graduates of our program are armed with marketable skills in a variety of welding processes for entry into the workforce.

For Program Details:

For program details and cost click here: Welding TechnologyProgram Information Sheet

Other Helpful Links:

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook:
51-4121.00       Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Admissions (How to Apply):

1. Apply to MTC at https://manateetech.edu/apply-now/. Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session handout: Click Here
3. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here
4. Complete your “To-Do List” at https://www.MTCdashboard.net.
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here: https://www.manateetech.edu/quick-docs/

Additional Information:

For more information: contact Roderick Mitchell, mitchelr@manateeschools.net, 941.751.7900 x 46032

MTC is not an I-20 institution.

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