Welding Technology

This Welding Technology Program is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of occupations in the welding industry. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstrating of the following elements of the welding industry; planning, management, finance, technical, and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Program Overview

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Welding industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Employment Opportunities

  • Welder

What You'll Learn

  • SMAW-shielded metal arc welding
  • GMAW-gas metal arc welding
  • FCWA-flux core arc welding
  • GTAW-gas tungsten arc welding
  • Different types of oxygen and acetylene cutting
  • Welding techniques

Program Requirements

Welding Technology · J400400 · 1050 Hours

OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse LengthSOC Code
APMT0070Welder Assistant 115051-9198
PMT0071Welder Assistant 215051-9198
BPMT0072Welder, SMAW 115051-4121
PMT0073Welder, SMAW 215051-4121
CPMT0074Welder45051-4121

Program Costs

$3,066.00Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1050 hours)
$102.00Bookstore Costs
$150.00Registration Fees ($75.00 per semester x 2)
$1,700.00Lab Fee ($850.00 per semester x 2)
$30.00Facility Usage Fee ($15.00 per semester x 2)
$245.00Miscellaneous Fees (First Semester Only)
Total Costs $5,293.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Mann Roberts
Mr. Mann Roberts
Instructor, Applied Welding Technologies

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: [email protected]

Welding Technology
Mr. John Scott
Instructor, Applied Welding Technologies

Phone: 850.487.7464

Email: [email protected]

Welding Technology
Mr. Mel Sims

Phone: 850.487.7464

Email: [email protected]

Altoral Terrell
Mr. Altoral Terrell
Scott Ferrell
Scott Ferrell
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: [email protected]

Jared Kilpatrick
Jared Kilpatrick
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: [email protected]

Marshall Roberts
Marshall Roberts
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: [email protected]

Occupational Advisory Committee

Floyd Alford
City of Tallahassee
Ronnie Fuller
Jones Welding Supply
Jim Issa
Lincoln Electric
Joe Lollis
City of Tallahassee
Ronnie Poppel
Fru-Con Construction
Ted Reeves
State of Florida