Gainful Employment Welding Certificate

Gainful Employment – Welding Certificate


Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about them.  Information reported below is for the period between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013.


Program Name         Welding Certificate


Classification of Industry Program (CIP)       48.0508  

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



This program prepares students for the following occupations: Pipe Welder, Silver Solderer, Cutting Torch Operator, Arc Welder. Details are available on the US Department of Labor’s website via the Standard Occupational classification (SOC) code links. 


Jobs related to this program:                                   SOC Code: 51-4121

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, Metal Workers, Plastic Workers,  and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


Cost of Program

Costs are calculated for the entire program based on tuition and fees for the 2012-13 AY.    Students may have additional living, transportation, or personal expenses that are not included in the costs below.  For a breakdown of costs by semester, please see Estimated Costs prepared by the Department. 



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Books and Supplies




Program Completion

Normal time to Complete the Program: Forty Weeks

Percent of Students completing program in Normal Time:  Not Disclosed due to Privacy


Debt at Program Completion

Not Disclosed due to Privacy


Job Placement

Job placement data is not required for this program.