Registration for selected programs begins on Monday, October 12, 2015

Next Classes begin Monday, October 26, 2015. For more information call 754-321-5700 or click here to request information.


Welding Technology

COMPLETE IN 12 MONTHS

NEXT DAY CLASS BEGINS JANUARY 11, 2016
NEXT EVENING/HYBRID CLASS  (COMPLETE IN 22 MONTHS) BEGINS AUGUST 24, 2015
(Hybrid)

The Welding Technology program offers students the opportunity to become skilled welders and welder helpers by providing instruction in the basics of welding, with equal emphasis on theory and hands-on experience.  You will learn to confidently use gas and electric welding equipment.  You will learn to work with steel, aluminum and stainless steel metals.  Along with the hands-on training, you will learn blueprint reading and applied math.   You will, at completion of all aspects of Welding Technology, be eligible to gain an AWS welding certification.

Among the subjects covered in McFatter's Welding Technology program are:

  • Welder Helper
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas-Metal Arc Welding
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Gas-Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Pipe Welding

Course Breakdown - 1170 Hours/12 Months/Hybrid Course

PMT0011  Welder Helper 250 Hours
PMT0012 Welder, Shielded Metal Arc 250 Hours
PMT0013 Welder, Gas-Metal Arc 125 Hours
PMT0014 Welder, Flux Cored Arc 100 Hours
PMT0015 Welder, Gas-Tungsten Arc 175 Hours
PMT0016 Welder, Pipe 270 Hours

Entrance Requirements/Procedure:

  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Skills (TABE) ($10) and attend orientation.
  • Schedule an appointment for an interview with Ms. Esme Maldonado by calling (754) 321-5700.
  • Enroll in ABE/AAAE remedial classes, if necessary (depends on TABE scores) Can start Welding Tech course and attend remedial classes during same semesters.
  • Have acceptable scores on the TABE: 9.0 in Reading, 9.0 in Math, 9.0 in Language on the "Difficult" level before completing certificate in Welding Technology
  • Complete the FAFSA application online and meet with a Financial Aid Advisor, if needed.
  • Register for the next available Welding Technology course.

Total Program Length:             1170 Hours/12 Months to completion at Full Time/Hybrid Course

Program Schedule:
Students enrolled in distant and/or hybrid courses should have daily access to a computer with internet and must have a valid e-mail address that they check daily.  Additionally, students should have all necessary hardware and software components required by their techology program or adult education course.

Full Time DAY/Hybrid (12 Months)

Monday-Thursday on campus,

Friday

8:00 am - 2:30 pm

ONLINE
Part Time EVENINGS/Hybrid
(22 Months)
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ONLINE

Industry Certifications Available:
American Welding Society Certified Welder

Industry Accreditations:
American Welding Society

Contact Information:
Ms. Esme Maldonado, Counselor for Applied Welding Technology

(754) 321-5700
esme.maldonado@browardschools.com

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees*:
Florida Resident:    $4385.00*

*Prices are subject to change without notice.  Florida residents must bring two types of identification as proof of residency.