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Welding Technician Program

Course Tenure: 26 weeks
Philadelphia Technician Training Institute is crafting the best skills to meet the industry demands for qualified welders – through their training and certified welding programs to a level of competency commensurate with the requirements of any standards of the welding industry. Our focus is to address the needs of the Tri-State welding, Fabrication, and Metal Joining companies looking for skilled welders who are good at their work like students from welding programs who desire sustainable employment in the welding industry.

Our focus is to address the needs of the Tri-State welding, Fabrication, and Metal Joining companies looking for skilled welders who desire sustainable employment in the welding industry.

According to BLS median pay for a welder is about $40,240 and based on employment projects the industry has a capacity to employ more than 400,000 welders, cutters and related technicians for both remote controlled and hand-held equipment’s.

At PTTI – we provide employable hands-on technical and Virtual Reality training with essential business skills to be an expert at the workplace in the field of welding technology. We assist you in becoming a qualified welder – better acceptable to industry all over the US – opening opportunity and mobility throughout the country.

This short duration – 6 months Technical Training Program makes you ready for a welding career.

The Course Offers:

    • Online, Classroom, Virtual Reality & Hands-on training in welding training programs to Complete the training in as little as 6 months (Day/Evening classes)
    • Affordable program cost.
    • Access to amenities required such as computer rooms, labs and training materials.
    • Student-oriented Financial Aid to qualifying students.
    • Career Services representatives to assist you and get you connected to the right job.
    • Job assistance services – Resume Writing, Mock Interviews and more
    • 92% Placement rate
    • PTTI alumni receive lifetime support from the PTTI Community!

Enroll into the course at our welding tech school, learn from some of the best people in the industry and be a part of something bigger and better.

What to Expect?

PTTI diploma in Welding Technology is a program designed to prepare and connect students with sustainable employment in the welding industry. The expertise obtained through the welding training programs is an optimal mix of theory and hands-on learning that illustrate best practices and applications to a rapidly growing field.

What you get after graduating from a welding tech school:

  • Certifications
  • MIG – Metal Insert Gas
  • S.M.A.W – Sheet Metal Arc Welding
  • Customer Service Training
  • Mentoring and instruction in Resume writing, Interviewing skills, and Job hunting
  • Full-time staff recruiters dedicated to finding you satisfactory employment


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Course Insight

  • GTAW/TIG (Gas Tungsten Arc & Tungsten Inert gas)
  • FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding)
  • SMAW/STICK (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Gas Welding
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Pipe Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Shop Safety
  • Internship/Externship

Campus Services

  • Financial Aid Is Available
  • Flexible Class Schedule
  • Snacks/Refreshments Served Daily
  • Professional Development
  • Resume Building

Financing for Welding Technician programs may be available through Grants, Scholarships, Loans (federal and private) and Institutional Financing plans. Financial Aid and Grants are available for those who qualify.

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Completing our Welding Technician Certification Program, you’ll get paid to do what you love and choose as a profession. Let’s connect to discuss how Philadelphia Technician Training Institute can help shape your career/future in the Industry.
Talk to our Admissions Representative at 215-381-9403 or send an email at info@ptt.edu or chat with us now.

Course FAQs

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $18,038 (plus $150 registration fee and Insurance Fee $12 = Total Tuition: $18,200)
Books and supplies: $0
On-campus room & board: Not Offered
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* The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

What are my chances of getting a job when I graduate?

The job placement rate for students who complete the programs with PTT Institute is 92%.
*The placement rates vary/change on a monthly basis, the above number is an average % based on a sample time-frame, although the institute is not currently required to calculate a job placement rate for program completers.

How long will it take me to complete this program?

The program is designed to take 26 weeks to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2019-2020, *% finished in 26 weeks.
* The number who finished within the normal time has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?

Financing for this program may be available through Grants, Scholarships, Loans (federal and private), and Institutional financing plans. The median amount of debt for program graduates is shown below:
Federal loans: *
Private education loans: *
Institutional financing plan: *
Median amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of graduates.

Have been out of school for a long time. Will I face any trouble?

Welding Technician course is unlike attending courses at other schools. Your education is designed with 80% hands-on curriculum with the most updated technology in the industry. PTT Institute courses allow the student to accelerate their learning through an instructor lead format so you come to track in no time.