With a shortage of welders nationwide, this profession is among the highest paid in the construction industry. Students will learn safety, and advanced welding skills in all processes (Shield Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding) and in all positions. Students will meet meet the AWS SENSE national training standards for certification as an AWS SENSE Level II Welder. This combination covers advanced elements of today's major welding and cutting processes, and provides continued training in safety, occupational orientation, and fabrication. Prerequisite: Level I certificate or instructor permission with prior welding experience.


Welding SENSE Level 2 Program Flyer

Welding Program Checklist

Gainful Employment Information


2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.

Level 2 Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
9/10/2018 2/28/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
1/7/2019 5/30/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm
4/22/2019 10/1/2019 M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm


Level 2 Part-Time

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/20/2018 6/18/2019 M–Th 7:30am–11:30am
5/1/2019 3/1/2020 M–Th 7:30am–11:30am


Program Cost



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Earning Potential 

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters 26% 13.60/hr ($28,280/yr)

16.18/hr ($33,650/yr)

18.55/hr ($38,590/yr)

28.05/hr ($58,340/yr)

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 


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