Welding Technology (Pulaski - Evening)


The welding industry continues to expand and offers challenging employment opportunities for skilled workers.  The mission of the Industrial Welding Technology Program is designed to prepare students for a career in welding using the various welding processes such as MIG, TIG, and Arc welding.  The individualized, competency-based instruction provides for both classroom instruction and practical hands-on experience using tools and state of the art welding equipment.  Several certificates are offered in the program as well as a Combination Welder Diploma.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Part Time
Typical Program Length 24 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $7,518.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $825.00
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Program Credentials

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

Campus Locations

Main Campus
P.O. Box 614
1233 East College Street
Pulaski, TN 38478

Job Duties

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 6,920

Current job openings per year: 820


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Technology Foundations
Shop Orientation & Safety
Cutting Processes
Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Advance Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Blue Print Theory
Basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding
Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Blue Print Reading
Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe Welding


Shielded Metal Arc Welder Certification
Gas Metal Arc Welder Certification
Combination Welder Diploma

Books and Supplies Lists


Colby Bosheers
Josh Hughes

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