The mission of the Welding Technology program is to prepare the student for employment opportunities in the welding technology field.
The Welding Technology program is designed to teach individuals welding principles and applications from the introduction to welding through welding various metals and positions in the following processes: Shielded Metal Arch Welding (SMAW); Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process, also known as Metal Inert Gas or MIG welding; and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), also known as Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG).
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
|Class Type||Day, Night|
Students enrolling in the evening class at the Loudon County Instructional Service Center attend 20 hours a week and register for 288 hours a term. Their approximate length of program is 4.5 terms. Tuition and fees for 288 hours is $1281.00
**Complete cost of tools not included in program cost
1745 Harriman Highway
Harriman, TN 37748
4380 Harrison Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand-soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 10,180
Current job openings per year: 1,310