Welding Technology

Certificate Description

Welding Technology provides hands-on training to students; developing necessary welding skills to safely work in this dynamic industry. Graduates are trained in eleven different welding or cutting processes, including the joining of parts according to written specifications and blueprints. Students become qualified welders by passing visual and destructive certification tests to American Welding Society Standards. This program supports the Bridgerland Technical College mission to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and hands-on technical education to the Bear River Region.
 

Objectives:

  • Graduates will demonstrate safe habits working individually and with others
  • Graduates will troubleshoot and maintain welders and shop equipment
  • Graduates will evaluate welds to determine quality based on acceptance criteria
  • Graduates will interpret welding symbols and blueprints to manufacture acceptable weldments
  • Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, SAW, and RSW processes by successfully performing welder qualification tests
Certificate Courses

Additional Requirements

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 3), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4).  Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning.

Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment.

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Employment Outlook
What is the difference between a job and a career?
The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.

The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College

Logan Campus Application

WorkKeys Assessment: Workplace Documents (Level 3), Graphic Literacy (Level 4), and Applied Math (Level 4).  Schedule an appointment here or call (435) 750-3188. Need a review? Enroll directly in Academic Learning. Please note: A composite ACT score of 17 or a composite SAT score of 930 can waive assessment requirements if taken no more than four years prior to enrollment. Please email your ACT/SAT scores to studentservices@btech.edu. If you do not have your scores, schedule your assessment below.

Schedule Appointment in Logan

Once the Assessment/ACT has been approved, the next step is to meet with a Student Services Representative to complete your enrollment. You will declare your starting date, enrolled hours, and set up your payment schedule. No appointment is necessary. If you have any questions, Student Services can be reached at 435-753-6780 or studentservices@btech.edu.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$2,175 - this is an estimate. Course fees may vary.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$311

Estimated Books & Supplies

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - Main

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration
960 Hours - 8-9 months
Hours per Week
30 hrs/wk
Certificate Availability
High School Students:
Arranged - varies by high school

Adult Students:
Flexible hours
Mon - Fri, 8 am - 3 pm
Some evening courses available

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Completion: 60%
Job Placement: 90%
Withdrawal: 30%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.

 

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Additional Information

HEERF I, II, and III Required Reporting

 

Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Contact Us

Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016