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Welding Technology

This Welding Technology Program is designed to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of occupations in the welding industry. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstrating of the following elements of the welding industry; planning, management, finance, technical, and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Program Overview

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Welding industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Employment Opportunities

  • Welder

What You'll Learn

  • SMAW-shielded metal arc welding
  • GMAW-gas metal arc welding
  • FCWA-flux core arc welding
  • GTAW-gas tungsten arc welding
  • Different types of oxygen and acetylene cutting
  • Welding techniques

Program Requirements

Welding Technology · J400400 · 1050 Hours

OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length SOC Code
A PMT0070 Welder Assistant 1 150 51-9198
PMT0071 Welder Assistant 2 150 51-9198
B PMT0072 Welder, SMAW 1 150 51-4121
PMT0073 Welder, SMAW 2 150 51-4121
C PMT0074 Welder 450 51-4121

Program Costs

$3,066.00 Florida Resident Tuition ($2.92 x 1050 hours)
$0.00 Bookstore Costs
$150.00 Registration Fees ($75.00 per semester x 2)
$1,700.00 Lab Fee ($850.00 per semester x 2)
$30.00 Facility Usage Fee ($15.00 per semester x 2)
$350.00 Miscellaneous Fees (First Semester Only)
Total Costs $5,296.00

Employers of Graduates

Program Instructors

Mann Roberts
Mr. Mann Roberts
Instructor, Applied Welding Technologies

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: robertsf1114@leonschools.net

Welding Technology
Mr. Mel Sims
Instructor, Applied Welding Technology

Phone: 850-487-7464

Email: simsm1103@leonschools.net

Altoral Terrell
Mr. Altoral Terrell
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Scott Ferrell
Scott Ferrell
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: Ferrells2@leonschools.net

Jared Kilpatrick
Jared Kilpatrick
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: kilpatrickj@leonschools.net

Marshall Roberts
Marshall Roberts
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-487-7450

Email: Robertsm1@leonschools.net

Daniel Schul
Welding Instructor

Phone: 850-0487-7450

Email: schuld@leonschools.net

Occupational Advisory Committee

Floyd Alford
City of Tallahassee
Ronnie Fuller
Jones Welding Supply
Jim Issa
Lincoln Electric
Joe Lollis
City of Tallahassee
Ronnie Poppel
Fru-Con Construction
Ted Reeves
State of Florida