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Welding Technologies

Learn the shielded metal arc welding skills and processes used in construction or other field welding applications.


  • American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Steel Certification in SMAW  2F 
  • American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Steel Certification in SMAW  3G, 4G

Things to Consider About This Program

  • In this program you are a high school student and a college student. Your performance is reflected on your transcript for your high school and Pima Community College.
  • Your grades for this course will impact your college GPA as well as your high school GPA.
  • JTED pays for the college tuition for this program if not a high school graduate.

Direct Employment

  • Welder
  • Cutter
  • Solderer
  • Brazer

Jobs Available After Additional or Advanced Training

  • Ironworker
  • Boilermaker
  •  Welding Instructor


Grade 11, 12

Enrollment Page

Holland Codes:

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JTED @ Pima Community College Downtown Campus:

Classes are scheduled per semester 

2 evenings per week, dates and times to be determined

Program Completion/Sequence

Junior Year (Fall) WLD110 – Basic Arc and Oxyacetylene

Junior Year (Spring) WLD160 – Arc Welding and GTM105 – Applied Technical Math

Senior Year (Fall) WLD261 – Gas Metal Arc Welding and WLD115 – Blueprint Reading & Estimates

Senior Year (Spring) WLD262 – Gas Tungsten Welding and STU100 – Student College Success


1.5/Year Junior Year

2/Year Senior Year

(Complete both years to earn a total of 24 PCC credits)

Locations offering Welding Technologies:

  • Amphitheater High School
  • Cholla High School
  • Cienega High School
  • JTED @ Pima Community College
  • Marana High School
  • Mountain View High School
  • San Manuel High School
  • Tucson Magnet High School
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