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This program is designed to prepare welders for jobs in manufacturing, fabrication, and construction trades. This program is comprehensive.  Courses include Blueprint Reading and Layout, Metallurgy for Welders, Applied Mathematics, Shop Safety, and hands-on training in GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, FTAW, OAW, and thermal cutting. The instruction is individualized.  A student’s motivation and ability to move through the individual objectives will determine completion time. WABO Certification is available. This program articulates with Tech Prep programs through the South King County Tech Prep Consortium.

Program Options:

  • Certificate of Completion (79 credits)
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree (99 credits)

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Rick Geist

Dave Parker

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Program Length:

  • 5 quarters
  • 79 credits
  • Monday-Friday,

Estimated Costs:

  • Tuition $9,800.00
  • Supplies $1,000.00 


  • Students may enter fall, winter, spring or summer quarter.

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