Welding

lady weldingThe Emily Griffith Technical College Welding program will provide you with the skills necessary to be certifiable for any type of welding employment. We offer training in areas no other program in Colorado covers such as exotic metals including magnesium, titanium and copper just to name a few. Welding processes covered are Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) often referred to as stick welding, Oxy-Fuel welding often referred to as OFW welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) often referred to as MIG welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) often referred to as TIG welding, open plate, and pipe welding. All curriculum exceeds current American Welding Society standards. Our welding programs include all processes and will train you in the ability to weld in any position. Completion of any level results in receiving an AWS wallet card.

The EGTC Welding Program is now a Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program.

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2016-2017 Welding Program Dates

Please see the specific sub-program page for program dates and times:

 

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 1,807
  • Total Credit Hours: 88.00
  • Cost per Credit: $156
  • Additional Fees: $2,112
  • Estimated Program Cost: $15,840 (books may add to your final cost)


 

Courses

Code Course Credits
WEL 100 Safety for Welders 1.00
WEL 101 Allied Cutting Processes 4.00
WEL 163 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding 1.00
WEL 103 Basic Shielded Metal Arc I 4.00
WEL 104 Basic Shielded Metal Arc  II 4.00
WEL 110 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc I 4.00
WEL 121 Structural Welding I 3.00
WEL 106 Blueprint Reading for Welders and Fitters 4.00
WEL 162 Basic Flux Cored Arc Welding 1.00
WEL 203 Flux Cored Arc Welding I 4.00
WEL 204 Flux Cored Arc Welding II 4.00
WEL 201 Gas Metal Arc Welding I 4.00
WEL 124 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4.00
WEL 202 Gas Metal Arc Welding II 4.00
WEL 224 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4.00
WEL 231 Pipe Welding II 4.00
WEL 250 Layout and Fabrication 4.00
WEL 111 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc II 4.00
WEL 230 Pipe Welding I 4.00
WEL 232 Advanced Flux Cored Arc Welding 6.00
WEL 265 AWS Level III SMAW 4.00
WEL 266 AWS Level III FCAW 4.00
WEL 267 AWS Level III GMAW 4.00
WEL 268 AWS Level III GTAW 4.00

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From our students...

The small class sizes are great as well as the evening times. I would absolutely recommend EGTC – it offers a great family, school and work balance.

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