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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.
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.
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.
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.