Welding Technology, I-BEST

LWTech Accounting Assistant I-BEST programCertificate Information and Schedule

  • Certificate Length: 2 Quarters
  • Credits: 36
  • I-BEST Start Dates: Fall (daytime), Spring (evening)

The I-BEST Welding Technology Certificate teaches students the latest welding processes and techniques to begin a successful career in the high-paying, high-demand industry of welding. I-BEST Welding Technology students will learn welding skills used in construction projects, manufacturing, industrial plants, and maintenance industries. Students will also learn to read blueprints and fabricate a variety of products. Welding Technology students prepare to take the Washington Association of Building Officials (WABO) test. I-BEST Welding Introduction Certificate graduates can continue studying at LWTech to complete additional certificates or a Welding Technology Associate’s (AAS) degree.

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I-BEST Welding Technology Course Sequence and Course Descriptions

Fall 2021 I-BEST Welding Course Schedule

How Will These Courses Be Taught?

  • Face-to-face: This course is a traditional classroom with an instructor and students in a college classroom. Face-to-face classes are located at LWTech at 11605 132nd Avenue NE in Kirkland, WA. Students are required to be on campus for all scheduled class times.

Employment and Wages

What does a Welding career look like in the United States? 

The U.S. Department of Labor has an occupational profile for Welders with information about projected employment, typical wages, and career growth at CareerOneStop.

Current Job Openings in Washington

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Ready to talk with an advisor about the I-BEST Welding Introduction Certificate? Want to learn more about options to help pay for I-BEST college classes? Request an appointment with an I-BEST advisor by submitting an appointment request form, and an advisor will contact you as soon as possible.

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