Community college certification
Method of Delivery
Instructional Program (CIP)
The Butler welding program will prepare you for a career in welding. You will learn the SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and Oxy-fuel welding processes, all as applied to both ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as position and out of position welding. You will also learn numerous industry recognized cutting processes, both manual and CNC (computer numerically controlled), receive in-depth training in Blueprint Reading and Metallurgy, and have the opportunity to become AWS certified in the SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW processes.
These classes are in high demand and fill quickly. Enrollment is limited.
Full-time instructor is a AWS Certified Welding educator (CWE) and an AWS certified Welding inspector (CWI).
The Welding Department is a participating organization in the AWS SENCE Program.
Additional Costs/Tools Requirements
Additional lab fees will be assessed to each program course and subject to change. Students are required to purchase their own tools and personal protective equipment (PPE).
WIOA Approved Program
901 S. Haverhill Road, El Dorado, Kansas
4 - Workforce Investment Area IV
Name of Credential
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Grants, loans, scholarships, student employment
Refer to catalog or Admissions
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
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?
$2,327.00 Tuition and fees
$960.00 Minimum technology access charge and estimated program tech fees. Check tuition/fee schedule for more information.
$3,467.50 Tuition and fees
$15.00 Per semester
Total In-State Program Cost
Total Out-of-State Program Cost