Welding Schools In Ohio

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Our list of welding schools in Ohio 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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List Of Welding Schools In Ohio

You may also want to look at neighboring states in my welding school directory. Click on the names of the welding schools below to go to their website for more information about their welding program.

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology

400 Trade Square E

Troy, OH 45373

Phone: (800) 332-9448

The Hobart Institute of Welding is known as one of the best welding schools in the United States. Their Combination Structural & Pipe Welding (first on list) program is excellent for those seeking in depth career oriented training. You can take individual courses on about any welding subject or welding process that you can think of. They also offer on site welding certification tests.

The combination welding program is 38 weeks/1,330 hours long and offer in depth welding training with SMAW, GMAW, GTAW and FCAW on pipe and plate. You will also have some classroom based learning about blueprint reading and welding theory.

Akron Testing Lab & Welding School

1171 Wooster Road North

Barberton, OH 44203

Phone:(330) 753-2268

This welding school has a number of different welding courses  that range from pipe welding to plate. Their complete welding technology program offers hands on welding training with SMAW/Stick, GMAW/MIG, GTAW/TIG and FCAW/Flux Cored Arc Welding. You will also learn how to use a metal cutting torch (Oxy/Fuel), plasma cutter and pipe beveler. In classroom learning will consist of blueprint reading, safety and welding theory.

Polaris Career Center

7285 Old Oak Blvd

Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

You can veiw a course outline here.

The Lincoln Electric Welding School

22801 Saint Clair Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44117

Phone: (216) 383-2259

Lincoln Welding School is one of the notable welding schools within the united states. They offer more welding courses than I could ever list but the most in depth and career oriented is the Comprehensive Welding Program. It covers all of the major welding processes (MIG, TIG,FCAW & Stick) on plate as well as pipe. What I really love about this school is that you can take welding certification tests (ASME, API & AWS) on site.

Elite Welding Academy

9740 Near Drive

Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

Phone: (513) 874-1410

Sorry but I do not have a lot of information about this welding school. You may find my article “Tips For Choosing a Welding School” helpful.

Ohio Technical College

1374 E 51st Street

Cleveland, OH 44103

Phone: (877) 611-9840

This welding school offers a 12 month welding program that will teach you how to weld pipe as well as plate. You will learn how to weld with all of the common/major welding processes.

The Career Center Adult Technical Training

21740 State Route 676

Marietta, Ohio 45750

Phone: (740) 373-6283

This welding school offer two different programs that can be taken full time during the day or part time in the evening.

The Career Center also offer several different welding certification tests that you can take.

Stark State College

6200 Frank Ave NW

North Canton, OH 44720

Phone: (330) 494-6170

Stark State College has a one year certificate program that consists of Stick, MIG and TIG welding. You will prepare to take several welding certification tests and also learn how to read blueprints.

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Other options for welding training in Ohio: Welding Apprenticeships

A welding apprenticeship with either the ironworkers or boilermakers Union can be a great way to earn a living you learn a new trade. You can make anywhere between $19-$28 an hour depending on what year apprenticeship.

Apprenticeships can last anywhere between four and five years. Well welding will be a major part of your training will not be all of. You will learn about different things like rigging, pipefitting, blueprint reading, crane signaling and other industry related skills.

After you complete your apprenticeship you will be what is called a journeyman. A journeyman can earn a wage as high as about $35 per hour depending on what geographical location you work in. It should also be noted that health insurance and other benefits are often given to you at no cost.


Boilermaker’s Apprentice Video

Ironworkers Apprentice Video