Welding Technology – Advanced

Professional welder with protection mask working in workshop

A bright future that continues to grow year after year.

Introduction:

The Advanced Welder 1 course prepares students for entry into the welding industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional welder. Content emphasizes advanced skills key to the success of working in the welding industry. Students study intermediate and advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Class-B Pipe Welder, pipe fitting fabrication techniques, and advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) skills.

The Advanced Welder 2 course is designed to prepare advanced welders for entry into emerging welding industries. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional welder. Content emphasizes advanced skills key to the success of working in the welding industry. Students study emerging technologies directly related to geographically relevant welding needs of business and industry.

Career Opportunities:

  • Aerospace/Aviation Industry
  • Arc Welder
  • Assembler Welder
  • Combination Welder
  • Ornamental Iron-filter
  • Welder
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Repair Welder
  • Solderer
  • Specialty Welder
  • Tack Welder
  • Iron Worker
  • Marine Industry

Employment Outlook:

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 5% from 2016 to 2026.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $19.35 hourly or $40,240 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 750 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AAdvanced Welder 1600 Hours
OCP BAdvanced Welder 2150 Hours
Total Hours: 750

** Welding Technology is a core program. It is recommended that students successfully complete Welding Technology or demonstrate mastery of the outcomes in that program prior to enrollment in the Welding Technology – Advanced program. 

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Welding Technology is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education CenterMonday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR PHONE NUMBER
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 557-1100
Danielle Taylor
Jackie Benjamin
Vanessa Torres
Elizabeth Forero
Ext. 2230
Ext. 2215
Ext. 2250
Ext. 2216
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center
(305) 691-8324
Valarie B. Johnson
Gia Jones
Martha Pinell
Julia Innocent
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 253-9920
Mirtha Silverang
Maria Ruiz
Kathy Pearson
Irene Montoto
Ext. 2145
Ext. 2147
Ext. 2159
Ext. 2150

 

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