Welding Technology

Welding - Manatee Technical College

Program Content: The MTC Welding Technology 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. Training will include basic to advanced welding positions on plate and pipe, on ferrous and non-ferrous metals. The MTC welding program is an American Welding Society Accredited Test Facility. We are proud of this excellence award which allows MTC to train, test and certify welders in accordance with the appropriate code standards.

Length of Program: 1050 hours – approximately 10 months full-time to complete, 13 months part-time

Industry Certification: American Welding Society Certified WelderATF color Large

Job Placement Rate: 83%
On-Time Completion Rate: 94%

Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Welding Technology
Required Books and Materials: Welding Technology

Estimated Total: $5,900*

Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
For Day Class Information: Contact Terri Parrish: 941.751.7900 x 1033, Email
For Evening Class Information: Contact Roderick Mitchell: 941.751.7900 x 1032, Email

*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.




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