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The Welder Technician course is an intensive overview of skills relating to welding techniques, from the basic principles of metal cutting and rigging to safety guidelines and manufacturing management.
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Do you like to work with your hands? Are you looking for a career where you can do what you love and make good money? This online Welder Technician course is an accelerated training package that will provide you with the required knowledge and skills you need for success as a welder.
This online welding class provides an intensive overview of the welding skills necessary for a welder technician to perform the job, including lessons in math, inspection, safety, materials, quality, metal cutting, grinding, forming, robotics, rigging, and welding.
As an added bonus, you will be provided with the welder tools needed for success. You will be given your own 25-piece tool kit carrier bag featuring pliers, safety glasses, gloves, and more—all included in your course registration. This tool kit features tools from well-known tool manufacturers like Stanley, DeWALT, and Milwaukee.
What you will learn
How you will benefit
Instructional Material Requirements:
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.
In addition to the materials included online in the course, you will also receive the Welder Technician Tool Kit:
Material Fees are non-refundable upon registration.
Please note: Due to the high cost of these items, tools will not be shipped until 10 days after your start date.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
Our highly knowledgeable Enrollment Specialists will answer any questions you might have about the course and payment options.
This is not an instructor-facilitated course; however, support will be provided through email, online forms, and phone.
How much do welders make?
According to Salary.com, the average welder salary for an entry-level position (welder I) is $43,773 in the U.S., but the range typically falls between $38,873 and $50,317. Salaries vary widely depending on factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and years you have spent in your profession.
How long does it take to get a welding certificate?
One can take many avenues to become a welder, but the fastest way is a one-year training program. After taking a course based on the fundamentals of welding, students will have the knowledge to become certified welders.
Can virtual labs still help me learn successfully online?
Yes. We use virtual hands-on experience to simulate real-world, hands-on experience. To successfully master your craft, you will need to practice in simulated, and real-world experiences.
How many labs are included for the virtual hands-on experience?
There are five virtual labs included in the program: fire safety, safety awareness in manufacturing, 5S and hand tool identification, gas metal arc welding, and shielded metal arc welding.
Does this course prepare you for a certification?
When can I start this course?
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course whenever you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
How long does it take to complete this course?
After you register, you will receive 12 months to complete the course. The time allotted for completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours.
What if I don't have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact the student advising team to see what options you may have available to work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
What kind of support will I receive?
Our courses are designed to accommodate various learning preferences. Depending on the course structure, you may get different forms of support. Self-paced courses are designed to be user-friendly and independent, minimizing the need for external support. In courses with instructors, our direct platform support feature includes opportunities for questions, discussions, and remediation, with email and phone support available for select courses. Our student advising team is available to guide you on program requirements and administrative requests, but they do not provide assistance with course content. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary support for success, whether it's through self-paced exploration, direct communication, or guidance from our advising team.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successfully passing the final exam, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA, and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards may provide funding to take our courses. Additionally, you may qualify for financial assistance if you meet certain requirements. Learn more about financial assistance.
How can I get more information about this course?
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