Welding Certificate

Gain the theoretical knowledge and hands-on application necessary to adjoin similar and dissimilar metals, and perform a variety of other tasks associated with welding. Be prepared for entry-level welding positions in manufacturing and industrial firms, construction, fabrication shops, and building/construction trade unions.

Topics Include

  • Occupational orientation and safety
  • Principles of welding
  • Welding print reading
  • Hands on application with choice of one process toward D1.1 certification attempt on 1” plate. Choice of process: GWAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding/MIG) or; GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding/TIG) or; SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding/Stick) or; FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding).

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Course Dates & Times

September 13 – November 17, 2022
5:00pm - 9:00pm; Tuesdays & Thursdays
Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

Costs and Requirements

Cost: $3,150 (plus $2 registration fee)
Includes class materials and 1 attempt at chosen certification.

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalency. Students are expected to comply with BC3 Student Code of Conduct in addition to BCAVTS policies and procedures.

Welder’s Kit: $250 (Optional)
Students can purchase this kit through BC3 or on their own (subject to inspection to meet minimum standards required for this certificate).

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