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.

Cost Summary

Program Cost Estimate


Includes: Tuition (@ 900 hours), Fees and Course Materials. Some elective courses may have additional fees and/or materials that are not calculated in this summary.

High School Cost Estimate


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

  • Annual Fee: $40
  • Other Program Fees: $10
  • Digital Book Access Fee: $104
  • Supplies/Tools/Equipment: $16
Certificate Processing Fee


Paid upon program completion

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Welding Technology
Classroom Hours

8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

6pm - 9pm


8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

6pm - 9pm


8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

6pm - 9pm


8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

6pm - 9pm


8am - 11am

12pm - 3pm

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

NOTE: No Placement Assessments required

Certifications & Credentials

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 Welding Technology 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:

  • Weber State University
  • Utah State University
  • Southern Utah University
  • Utah Valley University
  • Ensign Business College
  • Utah Tech University
Weber State University

Employers & Industry Partners

Davis Tech is honored to work with employers throughout our community.

Lincoln Electric


88%Placement Rate

Program Faculty

  • FT Nick Price – Lead Faculty
  • Certificate
  • 801-593-2435
  • FT Ben Godwin
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • FT Glen Stott
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • 801-593-2519
  • FT Jeremey Phillipson
  • Certificate
  • 801-593-2339
  • FT Joseph Arquette
  • Diploma
  • FT Preston Justensen
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • FT Scott Quealy
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • 801-593-2565
  • FT Sean Snow
  • High School Diploma from
  • PT Brent Justensen
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • PT Cash Morgan
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • PT Elliott Hedgepeth
  • Master's Degree from Western Governors University
  • PT Jacob Van Bree
  • Certificate from Davis Technical College
  • PT James Grigg
  • BS from Brigham Young University
  • PT Jesse Harmon
  • PT Mason Geilman
  • Certificate from Ogden Weber Technology College

*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.

**High School Students: High school students are exempt from student tuition and fees. While high school students are not required to purchase textbooks, they are required to purchase personal and consumable learning resources and materials.