A: Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.
MNTC's Welding Program prepares the student with fundamental welding skills utilizing a variety of processes including; Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Air Carbon Arc Cutting (AAC). A combination welder is an experienced level welder who can complete a full range of welder assignments and use independent judgment in making decisions where alternatives are determined by established procedures, methods and practices.
Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro companies.
- Who can attend?
- Class Times
- Credentials Available
- Gainful Employment
- Start Date: August, October, January
- Days: Monday - Friday
- A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
- NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
- MPS 9:35 - 12:25
- P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
- NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
- Evening Hours: N/A
- Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions.
- High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.
- OK Department of Labor Credentials (DOL):
- OSHA General Safety
- Oklahoma Welder Certifications
- OK Department of Career and Technology Education Credentials:
- Shielded Metal Arc Welder
- Gas Metal Arc Welder
- Flux Cored Arc Welder
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welder
- Cutting Process Operator
- Completion & Positive Placement Rate
- Potential Occupations
- Potential Wages
- Career Profile
- On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the Data Management Coordinator
- Positive Placement Rate: 81.82%
Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.
A: Yes. All students and staff must wear an MNTC badge while on campus. Pictures for badges are taken during the registration process.
A: Yes. Students will need a welding helmet, gloves, a welding shirt or sleeves
A: Refer to the "expenses" tab above.
A: This long-term program is not available in the evening. You might consider one of our short-term construction and manufacturing classes!
A: About 60% hands-on and 40% book work.
A: For this program, you will need to speak with an MNTC Career Advisor. Set up your free career advisement today!
A: Yes, this program has financial aid available for qualified students.
A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.
A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.
A: Refer to the "potential occupations" tab above.
A: Testing information is available during your meeting with an MNTC Career Advisor.
A: Several. Fundamentals of Welding, Thermal Cutting Processes, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux core Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and Pipe Welding
A: Refer to the "class times" tab above.
A: Refer to the "Who can attend?" tab above.
A: Yes! Our Career and College Connection team coordinate career and college fairs on campus throughout the year. They also help with resumes, interviews, employment opportunities, etc. Additionally, internships are may be available to eligible students.