Seminole State College offers the Applied Welding Technologies Certificate to prepare students for immediate employment. The program consists of six courses and can be completed in as few as two semesters (36 weeks).
This 1,170-hour program is offered on the Sanford/Lake Mary Campus, and it consists of classroom study and hands-on activities in the College’s high-tech labs.
Spring Term classes start Jan. 13.Start this spring!
Classes are from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
The skills and abilities you will learn in Seminole State's Applied Welding Technologies Program include:
There are many benefits to earning your Applied Welding Technologies Certificate at Seminole State, including:
This program prepares students for entry-level employment as welders or welder assistants in a variety of industries including construction, shipbuilding, aerospace and manufacturing. Employment is expected to grow 15 percent over the next decade. Welders with up-to-date training have the best job prospects. The U.S. median annual salary is $35,450 ($17.04/hour), according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
To be considered for the Applied Welding Technologies Certificate, students must:
A high school diploma or equivalency is not required for program entry; however, it is required to qualify for federal financial aid.
The program costs approximately $4,020 for tuition and approximately $318 for books. Federal financial aid is available. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify. The program also is approved by the Veterans Administration and Workforce Central Florida.