Our list of welding schools in New Mexico offers a variety of options in welding education. Be sure to do your due diligence in researching any welding school that you intened on pursuing. Our site, Class One Welding has no affiliation with any of the schools, colleges or apprenticeships listed anywhere on this page.
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This welding school in New Mexico covers all of the basic welding processes including SMAW(Stick), GMAW(MIG) and GTAW(TIG) welding. You will learn structural plate welding as well as pipe welding. In classroom learning will consist of classes like blueprint reading, welding theory and metallurgy.
Brown Mackie College has a great reputation and offers a an excellent welding program from what I have read. After you complete their welding program you will have earned an Associate’s Degree and will be ready to take your welding certification tests.
It is common to see two programs like this at most welding schools. In a nutshell here is the difference. The certificate program is all of the core welding classes that the Associate’s Degree program offers. The certificate program is cheaper and shorter but you don’t get a degree, just a skill. A degree in welding may not make that much of a difference when you first start welding but it can pay off in the future when applying for managerial positions.
This New Mexico welding school offers a certificate program that will teach plate welding as well as pipe welding. I am not sure if they cover all of the welding and cutting processes though. The welding course curriculum does give some in depth information.
Don’t get fooled into spending your hard earned money on a BAD welding school!