Program: Advanced Welding Technology

Program Description: The welding program is designed to provide entry-level training and practical skills in Oxy-Acetylene cutting and brazing, SMAW (Arc), GMAW (MIG), FCAW (Flux Core) and GTAW (TIG) in ferrous and nonferrous metals, including purge welding of sanitary process pipe. In addition to preparing students for AWS welder performance certifications students will also learn shop and site safety practices, blueprint reading, principles of metallurgy, construction math, hand and power tool usage and basic layout techniques used in the fabrication industry.
Program Duration: 38 Weeks
Program Cost: $13,895.00
Tuition and Fees: $12,863.00
Books Cost: $150.00
Tools Cost: $125.00
Other Cost: $757.00
Pell Grant: No
Prerequisites:
Welding participants must be at least 18 years old and possess a high school diploma and/or GED or pass an ATB exam. Participants must complete the institution admission requirements and possess the physical ability to carry out the tasks associated with the welding industry.
Program Occupations: 51412100 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
51412200 - Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
51412100 - Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
51412200 - Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Disabled Student Access: No
Other Language: No
Program Provider: Advanced Career Institute
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Program Locations

Location Name Address County
Advanced Career Institute 1728 N. Kelsey Street, Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County
Advanced Career Institute 1728 N. Kelsey Street, Visalia CA 93291 Tulare County
Advanced Career Institute-Fresno 2953 S. East Avenue, Fresno CA 93725 Fresno County
Advanced Career Institute-Fresno 2953 S. East Avenue, Fresno CA 93725 Fresno County
Advanced Career Institute - Bakersfield 2925 Mosasco Street, Bakersfield CA 93312 Kern County
Advanced Career Institute - Bakersfield 2925 Mosasco Street, Bakersfield CA 93312 Kern County

Program Contacts

Name Location Name Email Phone
David Bither Advanced Career Institute
Contact
david.bither@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Dianna Atwood Advanced Career Institute
Contact
finance@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Everett Yockey Advanced Career Institute
Contact
everett.yockey@advanced.edu (559) 441-4345
Larry Helmuth Advanced Career Institute
Contact
larry.helmuth@advanced.edu (559) 740-0215
Matthew Bither Advanced Career Institute
Contact
matt.bither@advanced.edu (559) 805-4133

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