Qualified Welding | Cert
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Welding Toolbook

This advanced standing certificate program is crafted to elevate the skills of welders by providing specialized training in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW or TIG) and Flux Core Arc Welding (FACW) processes. The program also enhances proficiency in out-of-position Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or stick) and delves into advanced blueprint reading. The curriculum focuses on competencies essential for custom production, industrial services, and steel construction industries.

Participants in this program not only gain hands-on experience with advanced welding techniques but also develop a deep understanding of interpreting complex blueprints, preparing them for roles that demand a high level of expertise in welding processes and blueprint analysis within various industrial sectors.

Meet Your Advisor

Lorena Carmona
Career Navigator
Call  712.317.3301
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
Book Appointment

Required Classes for Qualified Welding | Cert

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Bill Fitch
Welding Instructor
Call  712.317.3374
Sioux City Campus, ITC Room H402
Jered Frenchman
Welding Instructor
Call  712.317.3151
Sioux City Campus, ITC
Rachel Peters
Welding Specialist
Call  712.317.3096
Sioux City Campus
Kevin Woockman
Director of Building Trades and Apprenticeship
Call  712.317.3119
Sioux City Campus, Corporate College, Room B118

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $3,120.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $3,210.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $600.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,400.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.