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Central Arizona Valley
Institute of Technology
Welding metal next to a young woman welder

Our Welding Technology Program for 2025–2026

Program Highlights

  • Manipulate the power of fire and electricity to design and construct metal products.
  • Perform flux core, stick, MIG and TIG welding and safety, as well as, oxy-fuel welding, cutting, and plasma cutting. 
  • Work with grinders, drills, plasma arc cutters, burning torches, and arc welding machines.

Career Focus

  • Upon successful completion of the two-year program, students have the opportunity to test for OSHA-10 General Industry certification.

Welder Entry Level Salary Range

  • Hourly: $17.23–$22.42
  • $35,830–$46,630

*Source - Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages

Related Career Pathways

  • Equipment Salesperson
  • Inspector
  • Production Welder
  • Robotic Technician
  • Tack Welder
  • Welder/Fitter
  • Welding Foreman
  • Welding Technician

*with additional education in this field