Welding Technology


Acceptions applications for evening Welding class at Portland campus. For information on Portland classes call 615-475-8088 or email melinda.doss@tcatnashville.edu.

This program prepares students for certification via a comprehensive learning process that teaches theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding technology. This class provides thorough coverage of common welding and cutting processes, including gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel gas welding and cutting, plasma arc cutting, and resistance welding. The class includes extensive instruction in welding symbol knowledge, welding testing, inspection, and preparation for employment in the welding field.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,741.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,200.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder/Combination Welder1296Certificate

Campus Locations

Main Campus
100 White Bridge Pike
Nashville, TN 37209
602 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148


American Welding Society D1.1
American Welding Society 3G
American Welding Society 4G
American Welding Society Pipe Welding
American Welding Society 5G
American Welding Society 6G


Gregg Whitehead
(615) 425-5515
Garrett Morris
Thomas McDonald
Jesus Carnet

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