College of Technology

Welding

Welding at the College of Technology

ISU takes great pride in preparing those who wish to become successful in any of several welding careers that range from heavy manufacturing to orbital welding. Our welding lab is very well equipped and faculty have extensive backgrounds in the welding profession. Our approach to welding is "hands-on" with instruction provided "over the shoulder" as faculty train each student on an individual basis.

What can our Welding program do for you?

The ISU Welding program has placement opportunities within the structural steel and piping industries based upon your abilities at graduation. Welding is a rewarding career choice that offers some of the highest wages in the market. Career paths for successful professionals could include leadership opportunities as well.

Gainful Employment

Program Information
Admissions Information: Click Here
CIP Code: 480508

Cost of Attendance
Certificate: Advanced Technical Certificate - Welder-Fitter
Tuition and Fees: $12,240.00*
Books and Supplies: $1,364.00
Room and Board $5,724.00**
Total: $19,328.00**
Certificate: Technical Certificate - Welder General
Tuition and Fees: $6,120.00*
Books and Supplies: $1,314.00
Room and Board $2,862.00**
Total: $10,296.00**

Completion Time
Certificate: Advanced Technical Certificate - Welder-Fitter
Normal Program Length: 4 Sem.
2011-2012 Completers: 6
Number Completed in Normal Time: NR
Normal Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled at ISU): NR%
Program Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled in program classes): 67%
Certificate: Technical Certificate - Welder General
Normal Program Length: 2 Sem.
2011-2012 Completers: 6
Number Completed in Normal Time: NR
Normal Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled at ISU): 33%
Program Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled in program classes): 50%

Employment Information
Jobs Related to These Programs
Occupations with each program area were identified using Department of Labor ONET Crosswalks.
Placement Rate: 100***

Median Debt
Loan Amount:$3,250.00

NR On-time completion rates are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in order to protect student privacy.

* Based on 2012-13 full-time, Idaho resident tuition and fee schedule.

** Based on 2012-13 double occupancy rates and 100 meal plus flex money plan.

*** Based on completer placement data from the 2011-2012 fiscal year submitted January 15, 2012 to the Idaho State Division of Professional-Technical Education (ISDPTE). Positive placement is defined by the ISDPTE as completers enrolled in the military, employed in a related training, employed in a field unrelated to training, or pursing additional education.