Look around you. Metal is everywhere! Your car. Your tools. Your pipes. Your sports medals. An airplane or satellite flying overhead ... the list goes on and on.
Why? Our world’s infrastructure depends on metals. Which means the world's infrastructure depends on welders. They are the professionals who join metals and plastics. And, with training, you could be one of them.
These figures are hourly
entry wages for the following welding jobs in DFW currently:
review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.
All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
These figures are the
projected growth for the following jobs in DFW through 2024:
Length of time is based on full-time student status, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
1 Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. Find out about
Financial Aid for credit students.
2 Cost is based on classroom hours or contact hours at Mountain View College college.
Costs do not not include additional fees, supplies or books.
Whatever welding skills you are looking to build, we can help you get started!
Commonly called “MIG Welding”
Commonly called “TIG Welding”
Commonly called “Stick Welding”
All three are different types of arc welding techniques used to join metals together.
Learn more about the different types of welding.
“The really cool thing is that our classes have all kinds of mixed students. There are some who want to be professional welders for work, and one young man who wants to earn a four-year welding degree and teach welding. Then there are the metal artists like myself, and we’re all equally accepted here.”
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