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Welding Technology – Advanced

Welding Technology Advanced Course - Welding Technology - Advanced

A bright future that continues to grow year after year.


The Advanced Welder course prepares students for entry into the welding industry. Students explore career opportunities and requirements of a professional welder. Content emphasizes advanced skills key to the success of working in the welding industry. Students study intermediate and advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Class-B Pipe Welder, pipe fitting fabrication techniques, and advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) skills. Welding Technology is a core program.  It is recommended that students successfully complete Welding Technology or demonstrate mastery of the outcomes in that program prior to enrollment in the Welding Technology – Advanced program.

Employment Outlook:

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 5% from 2016 to 2026.


The average wage for this career in Florida is $19.35 hourly or $40,240 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 750 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program.  Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCP AAdvanced Welder 1600 Hours
OCP BAdvanced Welder 2150 Hours
Total Hours: 750

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Welding Technology – Advanced is available at the following school (s):

Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday from 5:15 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 253-9920
Mirtha Silverang
Maria Ruiz
Kathy Pearson
Irene Montoto
Ext. 2145
Ext. 2147
Ext. 2159
Ext. 2150
William H. Turner Technical Adult Education Center Valarie B. Johnson
Gia Jones
Martha Pinell
Julia Innocent