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Welding Technology

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.

Welding Technology – Advanced:

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.

Advisory Council Members Program Instructors Course Hours & Costs
Tim Howard WESCO Gas & Welding
Marshall DeNys Marshall Custom Welding
Aaron Wammock, Todd Hampton BAE
Mike Skrovanek Custom Production

Corey Fink

HCA Florida FW-Destin Hospital

Chris Brown

HCA Florida FW-Destin Hospital

Jesse Tucker

Air Engineers

Isaiah Hawkins

Emerald Air

Kenneth Barnes Sr.

T&K Cooling and Heating,Inc

Richard (Peanut) Ferrell

Mills Heating and Air

Brett Standland

Mills Heating and Air

Jackson White

Mills Heating and Air

Joshua Sipes


Jore Whiten

Henderson Beach Resort

Kenneth Walczak

Henderson Beach Resort

Benjie Wise
Welding Instructor

Keith Seeley
Welding Instructor

Program Course Hours & Costs

Welding Technology

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A PMT0070 Welder Assistant 1 150 Hours
A PMT0071 Welder Assistant 2 150 Hours
B PMT0072 Welder, SMAW 1 150 Hours
B PMT0073 Welder, SMAW 2 150 Hours
C PMT0074 Welder 450 Hours

Welding Technology – Advanced

A PMT0075 Advanced Welder 1 600 Hours
B PMT0076 Advanced Welder 2 150 Hours



Estimate of Total Program Costs

Total Tuition and Fees Detail:
$3066.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1050 hours)
Welding Technology
$2190.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 750 hours)
Advanced Welding Technology

$675.00 Lab Fees (Per Academic Semester)
$50.00 Registration Fees (1 Time Per Program)
Textbook Estimated Cost:
$127.00 Estimated Textbook Total
(Full textbook listing available in the front office.)

For estimation purposes only. Rates are based on the 2024-2025 School Year. Prices are subject to change.

This Program is offered Day and Evenings

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