Qualified Welding | Cert - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Qualified Welding | Cert

Qualified Welding | Cert

Degree
Certificate
Credits
15
Location
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Welding Toolbook
ATF Accredited Test Facility - Welder Testing

 

This advanced standing certificate program is designed to advance a welder’s skill by training them in the GTAW (TIG) and FACW (Flux Core) welding processes and increasing their skill in out of position SMAW (stick). Students will also learn advanced blueprint reading. Competencies are based on skills needed for custom production, industrial services and steel construction industries.

Meet Your Advisor

Nicholas Demke
Nicholas Demke
Educational Coordinator
nick.demke@witcc.edu
712.317.3213
Sioux City Campus
Book an Appointment http://www2.witcc.edu/admissions/nicholas

Career Options

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.  

Required Classes for Qualified Welding | Cert

WEL 208 Introduction to Fabrication 2
WEL 164 Arc Welding II (SMAW) 4
WEL 112 Welding Blueprint Reading/ Advanced 2
WEL 191 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WEL 421 Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) 4
 

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Bill Fitch
Bill Fitch
Welding Instructor
bill.fitch@witcc.edu
712.317.3374
Sioux City Campus, Room H402
Jered Frenchman
Jered Frenchman
Welding Instructor
jered.frenchman@witcc.edu
712.317.3151
Sioux City Campus
Rachel Peters
Rachel Peters
Welding Specialist
rachel.peters@witcc.edu
712.317.3096
Sioux City Campus, ITC Bldg
Kevin Woockman
Kevin Woockman
Director of Building Trades and Apprenticeship
kevin.woockman@witcc.edu
712.317.3119
Sioux City Campus
 

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $2,955.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $2,970.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Tools: $350.00
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.