Oxy Fuel Welding

The Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting Certificate Program is designed to enable the graduate to succeed in employment as a welder in industry. The graduate will be proficient in oxy-acetylene welding and cutting, arc welding and reading blueprints. Students receive various levels of welding proficiency after successfully completing tests which measure their welding skills.


2015 Median Pay: $38,150 per year; $18.34 per hour

Employment change 2014 - 2024: 14, 400 positions available

Admission to the Program:  Open


  1. Complete an application for admission and, if desired, apply for financial aid.
  2. Send an official high school transcript or GED score report to the Admissions and Records Office.
  3. Complete the placement exam.
  4. Meet with an advisor/counselor to select classes and complete the registration process.
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This program is designed to be completed in 16 weeks.

This program will cost $3,720.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.

Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $0.00 of debt.

The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Illinois

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