Welding Technology

School of

Amy Loveland

Amy Loveland

  • Instructional Management Assistant
  • 801-593-2494
This program is at capacity and unable to accept new students at this time.

Program Summary

When Can I Start

Start dates occur every two weeks


24 Credit Hours

Time to Complete

10 months @ 18hrs/wk

Training Locations

Main Campus, Utah Department of Corrections Instructional Service Center

Adult Student Costs | $3,464*

Estimated: Includes Tuition, Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Costs | $176

Tuition is free for high school students, however there are some fees and materials that they may be responsible for at the beginning or during the program

  • NOTE: Textbook and material costs are based on Davis Tech’s bookstore prices at the time of publication and are subject to change. There are no charges associated with personal data collection and processes or verification of student identity.

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Program Outcomes

  • Placement Rate

Program / Admission Details

Program Description
In the Welding Technology program students will receive hands-on welding and cutting instruction on a variety of ferrous metals. Instruction will include: basic Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and other thermal and mechanical cutting processes. Students will also learn welding process-specific and welding shop safety practices, basic print reading, and the proper uses and applications of AWS welding symbols.
Admission Requirements

This program is open to qualified high school and adult students who meet the following program requirements:

  • ADULT STUDENTS: Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: Must be at least 16 years of age AND be in 11th or 12th grade
Placement Assessment Requirements

No testing required for this program

Credentials and Certifications
Davis Technical College Credentials
  • Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications
  • AWS Certified Welder
Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)
  • Welding Technician, Advanced
  • Welding Technician, Entry
  • Welding Technician, Intermediate
Transfer Options

The following academic agreements are available to students in the this program. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, you must provide a transcript to the receiving institution.

Please be aware that some agreements require you to complete the entire program before they will transfer credit. Please contact your instructor at Davis Tech if you have questions.

This program is eligible to transfer credits towards an AAS degree to the following institutions:

Classroom Hours

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am 8am-11am
12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm 12pm-3pm
6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm 6pm-9pm

Program Faculty

Nick Price

FT Nick Price | Lead Instructor

  • Certificate
Ben Godwin

FT Ben Godwin

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Glen Stott

FT Glen Stott

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Jeremey Phillipson

FT Jeremey Phillipson

  • Associate degree from Weber State University
Joseph Arquette

FT Joseph Arquette

  • High School
Preston Justensen

FT Preston Justensen

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Scott Quealy

FT Scott Quealy

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Brent Justensen

PT Brent Justensen

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Cash Morgan

PT Cash Morgan

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Elliott Hedgepeth

PT Elliott Hedgepeth

  • Master's degree from Western Governors University
Gabriel Tibbets

PT Gabriel Tibbets

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
Jacob Van Bree

PT Jacob Van Bree

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
James Grigg

PT James Grigg

  • Bachelor's degree from Brigham Young University
Jesse Harmon

PT Jesse Harmon

Tanner Dockstader

PT Tanner Dockstader

  • Certificate from Davis Technical College