Welding Technology

Learn five welding processes and two cutting processes; apply fabrication skills to various welding/cutting processes; and prepare for certification to American Welding Society (AWS) standards.  Our industry current lab is equipped with Multi-process Welders, CNC Plasma Table, Fabricator, Edwards 55-ton Ironworker, Quality Control Inspection Stations, and more. Students complete various fabrication projects using new & existing equipment including the new CNC Plasma Table.

Why Choose MACC?
• MACC includes welding fabrication & introduction to pipe welding
• Multiple welding processes, skills and certifications
• Hands-on instruction and practice
• Employer connected program
• Fees include books, tools, four certification tests and career services!

Where Can I Work?
• Various types of manufacturers
• Construction/structural welding
• Transportation Welding (automotive, railroad, marine, etc.)
• With further training...underwater welding, pipe welding 

Schedule

(630-hour program) 
Class meets M,Tu, W,Th (5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.)

Students may start on the following dates:
September 3, 2024 - will complete program 6/12/25
January 27, 2025 - after a summer break, complete 1/22/26

Terms

Section Enrollment

On a space-available basis, students may enroll in program sections (not eligible for Pell Grants/Loans).   Price includes tuition, books, & lab fees. Supplies and certification exams can be ordered for additional fees.  

**Blueprint Reading, OSHA-10, & Weld Symbols
9/5/23 – 9/28/23
Tuition & Fees = $585
**Shielded Metal Arc Welding I 
10/2/23 – 11/9/23
Tuition & Fees = $909
**Shielded Metal Arc Welding II 
(SMAW I is pre-requisite)
11/13/23 – 12/19/23
Tuition & Fees = $801
**Oxyacetylene Welding, Cutting & Brazing 
1/8/24 – 1/25/24
Tuition & Fees = $401
**Gas Metal Arc Welding
1/29/24 – 3/7/24
Tuition & Fees = $899
**Flux-Cored Arc Welding
3/11/24 – 4/11/24
Tuition & Fees = $581
**Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
4/15/24 – 5/23/24
Tuition & Fees = $909
**Introduction to Pipe Welding
(Prerequisites: SMAW I, II, Blueprint Reading, GMAW and GTAW or previous 630-hr program graduate.)   
5/28/24 – 6/13/24
Tuition & Fees = $491

Fees

630-hour program
Tuition$5,984
*Fees$1,884
Program Total$7,868

*Fees include tools/supplies, books, lab fees, certification fees (4 welding tests), and career advising services.

Articulation Agreements

Lorain County Community College
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Dalas Roberts
Dalas Roberts
Welding Instructor
Certified OSHA Instructor
NCCER Certified
Mike Wagner
Mike Wagner
Welding Instructor
ANSI Certified
AWS Certified
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