Welding Technology - Technical Certificate

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, IHE Certificate of Completion, Employment

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Welding Technology/Welder. 480508


Led by American Welding Society certified instructors, the Welding Technology program provides interactive, hands-on instruction on state-of-the-art welding techniques. Real-life experience and working conditions emphasize industrial welding knowledge and skills for welding processes and automated welding.

The technical certificate is a one-year program. The technical certificate emphasizes industrial welding knowledge and skills for entry-level welding processes in SMAW Shielded Metal Arc Welding, GMAW Gas Metal Arc Welding, GTAW Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and FCAW Flux Cored Arc Welding, with an emphasis in structural steel welding. Graduates seeking to continue their education can transfer certificate courses to the Welding Technology AAS degree program.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Flint Hills Technical College

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

3701 West 6th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas

Local WIB

5 - Workforce Investment Area V

Name of Credential

Technical Certificate

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Federal financial aid including Pell Grant and Loans, along with scholarships. 

Refund Policy

The enrollment deposit paid during registration is nonrefundable.
Students withdrawing are eligible for a refund according to the
following refund schedule:
For Credit Courses:
• Up to 5% of the course duration – 100% refund of tuition and
• 6-10% of the course duration – 100% of tuition only
• After 10% of the course duration – No refund

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Kansas Board of Regents

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


In-State/District Tuition

$9,130.00 Tuition and fees

Registration Fee

$100.00 Enrollment fee

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$800.00 Welding shield, gloves, boots

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$20.25 per hour

Provider Status



3301 West 18th Avenue, Emporia, Kansas 66801

Phone Number

(620) 343-4600

Fax Number

(620) 343-4610

Web Address

Last Updated

Aug 23, 2021


Aug 05, 2021


Aug 23, 2023

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