Structural Welding Program Description (600 hours) Cincinnati and South Point Campus Only

The Structural Welding program trains individuals for the following construction trades.

  1. Structural Welding for the commercial and industrial industries
  2. Manufacturing welding for the manufacturing industries


Graduates may find suitable employment in weld shops, manufacturing/production facilities, and commercial/industrial construction. Structural welders can be found working in new building construction, highway infrastructure, equipment manufacturer, and many other areas. Seasoned structural welders can also be found teaching in career-technical centers. All areas of welding safety, welding equipment set-up, welding equipment maintenance, and welding procedures in SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.


NIGHT The Structural Welding Program is measured in clock hours. The program is divided into 2 sessions with 300 clock hours in each session. The only prerequisite for this program is that you must provide proof of a high school diploma or GED. The program is 25 weeks long. A student will attend class 24 hours most weeks (Note: number of hours per week may vary depending on holiday schedule). There is a total of 35 lecture clock hours and 565 lab clock hours. The student-to-instructor ratio is 18 to 1. The maximum time for students to complete this program is the scheduled time of approximately 25 weeks. Steel-toed boots are required


Upon successful completion of this curriculum, the student will be given a Certificate of Completion for the Structural Welding Program.


Class times for the Structural Welding program


NIGHT CLASS program will be held Monday thru Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Check the class schedule for exact times. This program meets for 25 weeks at 24 hours per week of instruction. (Note: number of hours per week may vary depending on holiday schedule).



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