Weekend Welding Workshops

Welding Workshops

Welding continues to be a high-demand career and Butler is providing an accelerated path to the workforce.

Fast Track Welding Now Has a New Weekend Format!

BETA now offers a 36-hour, non-credit fast track Saturday program that lets you learn the skills and safety practices to perform various basic types of welding. For an additional fee, you can be tested on the last day for AWS Certification in one method.

Learn 1, 2 or all 3 welding processes!

  • Gas metal arc (GMAW)
  • Gas tungsten arc (GTAW)
  • Shielded metal arc (SMAW)

This approach will allow individuals, both employed and those looking for employment, to advance their career in a manner that works around the demands of their schedule.  It’s also a great way for hobbyists to learn basic welding safety and skills.

LOCATION:  Butler Community College - El Dorado campus in the Welding Technology Center – Bldg. 300

DATE/TIME:  Saturdays, Oct 14, thru Nov 18, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for 6 weeks (36 hrs)

INVESTMENT:  $449 (loaner textbook included)

AWS Certification:  additional $400

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Interested in becoming AWS Certified? 

A welding certification lets employers know that you have successfully completed a practical test of your ability to perform one type of sound weld in accordance with industry standards.

The American Welding Society (AWS) has developed a program for certifying welders to national standards that is recognized by many industries. Butler CC uses Certified Welding Inspectors (CWIs) capable of conducting the AWS certification.

Contact BETA to schedule an AWS welding certification test.  

Group rates are available.