Exciting Career Fields
  • Structural Welders
  • Pipe Welders
  • Aluminum Welders
  • Fabricators

Gain the knowledge and experience needed to enter the world of welding.

The Welding Technology Program prepares students for high-demand careers in the welding industry. The demand of welding grows daily, thus increasing the number of high paying jobs for qualified individuals with welding skills.

 

Students enrolled in the Welding Technology Program will have the opportunity to learn stick, mig and tig

welding as well as oxyfuel torch and plasma cutting with state of the art equipment.

 

While enrolled in the Welding Technology Program, students have the opportunity to earn their AWS certification.

 

Advanced Welding Technologies:

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster:

  • Provides technical skills, proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning.

  • Contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning.

  • Sharpen problem solving, work attitudes, general employability, technical and occupational skills.

  • Gain knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster.

 

Fees and Tuition

Estimated Program Costs:

 

Total Tuition & Fee Detail

 

$3,066.00 - Welding Technology

Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1,050 hours)

$2,190.00 - Advanced Welding Technology

Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)

$675.00 - Lab Fees (Per Semester)

$15.00 - Miscellaneous Fees

$35.00 - Registration Fee

$5,981.00 Tuition & Fees Total for Welding & Advanced Welding programs

Textbook Estimated Cost:

$153.00 (Full Textbook listing in front office)

 

OCP: B / Course: PMT0076

Title: Advanced Welder 2

Length: 150 hours

OCP: A / Course: PMT0070

Title: Welder Assistant 1

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: B / Course: PMT0071

Title: Welder Assistant 2

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: C / Course: PMT0072

Title: Welder SMAW 1

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: D / Course: PMT0073

Title: Welder SMAW 2

Length: 150 hours

 

OCP: E / Course: PMT0015

Title: Welder

Length: 450 hours

 

Advanced Welding Technology

OCP: A / Course: PMT0075

Title: Advanced Welder 1

Length: 600 hours

Welding Technology
Industry Certifications

Samuel Cotton
Welding Instructor

Advisory Council Members

  • Tim Howard                            WESCO Gas & Welding

  • Marshall DeNys                      Custom Welding LLC

  • Jackie Kirley                            AFPS

  • Dean Gibson                           Gibson Welding

  • Bill Holcombe                         Gibson Welding

  • Bill Allison                               Okaloosa Gas

  • Tarey Fraxman                       City of FWB

  • Zachary Scott                         Paradise Cycles LLC

Director:  Jerry Sansom

Assistant Director: Kelly Hayes

Assistant Director: Scott Huerkamp

Phone: 850-833-3500 / Fax: 850-833-3466

 

1976 Lewis Turner Boulevard

Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547

Main Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 7am - 5pm

Friday: 7am - 2pm