Welding Technology

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The Welding Technology program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology offers students the latest welding processes and techniques needed to begin a successful career in the high-paying, high-demand industry of welding. Students can gain the skills in one or more focus areas: aerospace, fabrication, pipe, and structural and plate welding.

Learn from Industry Experts

Students will learn hands-on practices from instructors with varied experience and expertise who enjoy sharing their real-world experience in the learning environment. Welding students at LWTech:

  • Understand the fundamentals of welding.
  • Obtain experience in LWTech's state-of-the-art welding facility.
  • Learn to read blueprints and weld symbols.
  • Use proper and safe techniques to fabricate products.
  • Enjoy small class sizes and personalized instruction.

Career Opportunities

When you complete LWTech's welding program, you will be prepared to secure a dynamic career in the fields of construction, manufacturing, industrial, maintenance, creative metal working and many other exciting industries. Those seeking career advancement may find jobs in education, consulting and supervising. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to pass the Washington Association of Building Officials test as well as meet the American Welding Society’s industry standards. LWTech's welding graduates have a record of highly successful placement in the Seattle area and beyond. 

Admission Requirements

Entry into this program requires completion of an admissions application.

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Gainful Employment 

Regulations published in the Federal Register on October 29, 2010 require institutions to report aggregated information for students who enrolled in Title IV eligible educational programs that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE programs). These regulations include the disclosure of tuition and fees, books and supplies, on-campus room and board, number of students completing the program, median student loan debt, and job placement rates which must be available to all prospective students. Below lists disclosures for Title IV eligible certificates offered within this academic program. Please visit LWTech's Gainful Employment page for more details.