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The Welding Technology program utilizes state-of-the art welding equipment and hands-on learning to prepare students American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. This program develops welding and cutting processes for the joining of parts according to blueprints, or written specifications, in the following industrial skill areas: gas metal arc welding (GMAW), flux core arc welding (FCAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy fuel cutting (OFC), plasma cutting (PAC), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), spray arc welding, air carbon arc cutting, and gouging.

Cost Summary

$45.00 Adult college admission fee
$40.00 Annual high school student fee
$3,762.75 Student tuition and fees **
$1,366.71 Estimated books and materials *
$18.00 Certificate Processing Fee
Paid upon program completion

Financial Aid

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Welding Technology

Classroom Hours

Mo Tu We Th Fr

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 all high school students 16 years of age and older and all adults who have a high school diploma or equivalent.

— No Placement Assessments required —

Certifications & Credentials

Davis Technical College Credentials
Davis Technical College Certificate of Program Completion
Available Licensing/Certifications

AWS Certified Welder

FCAW-G (Flux Core Arc Welding Gas Shielded)

GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)

GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding)

SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)


Utah State Board of Education CTE Skill Certificate (High School Students Only)

Welding Technician, Advanced

Welding Technician, Entry

Welding Technician, Intermediate

Transfer Options

Academic agreements are used to identify comparable courses or pathways between educational institutions. This allows students to receive credit at a receiving institution without having to duplicate courses recently completed and to continue their education between schools. In order to receive credit for course work included in these agreements, students must provide a transcript to the receiving institution with a grade “B” or better in the designate course(s). Any additional requirements are stated below.

Employers & Industry Partners

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

Lincoln Electric

Program Faculty

Nick Price – Lead Instructor
High School Diploma, Certificate from Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College

Dexter Thayn
Bachelor's degree from Weber State University

Jeremey Phillipson
High School Diploma, Certificate from Salt Lake Community College

Scott Quealy
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Ben Godwin
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Brent Justensen
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Cash Morgan
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

David Todd
Associate's Degree from Salt Lake Community College

JW Pendleton
High School Diploma, Certificate from Salt Lake Community College

Preston Justensen
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied Technology College

Terry Pierce
High School Diploma, Certificate from Davis Applied 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.

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Enrollment Steps


1

Complete college application and pay fee

2

Enroll in program

3

Meet with Financial Aid Department (if appropriate)

4

Pay tuition and fees

5

Start classes