Look around you. Metal is everywhere! Your car. Your tools. Your pipes. Your sports medals. An airplane or satellite flying overhead ... the list goes on and on.
Why? Our world’s infrastructure depends on metals. Which means the world's infrastructure depends on welders. They are the professionals who join metals and plastics. And, with training, you could be one of them.
These figures are hourly
entry wages for the following welding jobs in DFW currently:
review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.
All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
These figures are the
projected growth for the following jobs in DFW through 2024:
Cost is based on classroom hours or contact hours at Cedar Valley College and do not not include additional fees, supplies or books.
Train at your own pace at the Bill J. Priest Institute (near downtown). Whatever welding skills you are looking to build, we can help you get started!
Commonly called “MIG Welding”
Commonly called “TIG Welding”
Commonly called “Stick Welding”
All three are different types of arc welding techniques used to join metals together.
Learn more about the different types of welding.
“I looked at other schools, but after comparing them for the time and money commitment, I found this to be a far better program both in the amount of time it takes and in the hands-on experience. The equipment here is top-notch, and I did the math — this is a much better deal.”
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