Welding Career Training Program

Finish the Welding program in as few as 9 months!

Getting welding training is a great investment in your future career in a variety of Michigan industries! Inquire today to learn more about MIAT’s Welding Specialist certificate program.*

*MIAT is an educational institution and cannot guarantee employment or salary. 

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Becoming a Qualified Welder

The Welding Specialist program from MIAT College of Technology provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a technical career.

Welding program classes are interactive and led by dedicated school instructors with years of experience working with welding equipment in a professional setting. You’ll get the one-on-one attention and personal support to pick up new welding skills quickly and the first-hand technical knowledge to feel entering the workforce. Welding technician skills include:

  • Tools and Professional Skills
  • Metal Arc Welding
  • Drawings, Symbols, and Metal Characteristics
  • Pipe Welding
  • Soldering
  • Fitting & Fabrication

MIAT College of Technology trains welding students in the latest trends and practices they need to be successful in their future careers.

Finish the Welding Specialist certificate program in as few as 9 months

By earning your Welding Specialist certificate, you learn competitive skills upon graduation and throughout your welding career.

Welding Career Opportunities

As a successful graduate of MIAT College of Technology’s Welding Specialist certificate program, you will be prepared for an entry-level career in many different settings. Welding graduates pursue positions in service, manufacturing, construction, commissioning, and sales. Potential job titles include:

  • Aluminum Welder
  • Brazer
  • Cutter
  • Fabrication Welder
  • Fitter/Welder
  • Industrial & Maintenance Welder
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welder
  • Solderer
  • Sub Arc Operator
  • Welder-Fitter

MIAT College of Technology programs are developed collaboratively with employers so you get the exact skills and training they look for in a new employee. You’ll gain practical, real-world training before you graduate.

Get Backed by Over 50 Years of Success

MIAT - Established 1969

Since 1969 MIAT School of Technology has helped thousands of individuals get the industry-relevant skills, experience and connections it takes to pursue technical careers. After more than 50 years in technical career education, MIAT has built an excellent reputation and strong working relationships with industry-leading employers.

MIAT programs are developed in direct response to feedback from industry leaders looking for qualified employees, and the school collaborates with these employers to tailor its programs to fit industry needs.

Is a Career in Welding Right for You? Don’t Delay! Get More Info…

To learn more about Welding career training and to explore if MIAT College of Technology is right for you, fill out the form.

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Canton, MI (Main Campus): 800-447-1310

Houston, TX (Branch Campus): 888-547-7047

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