Welding Schools In South Carolina

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Our list of welding schools in South Carolina 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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ArcLabs (Columbia, Piedmont & Hanahan)

ArcLabs has three welding schools located in South Carolina and one in Virginia. Each welding school has four different programs that you can choose from, the longest most in depth program is 900 hours. This is a very professional, highly respected welder training school. They go beyond just training students by offering training for large corporations.

All of the major welding processes are taught including Stick, MIG, TIG and FCAW. In addition to welding you will have classroom learning that will consist welding theory, safety and blueprint reading.

Palmetto Training (North Charleston)

7293 Peppermill Pkwy

North Charleston, SC 29418

Phone: (843) 746-9387

This welding school offers a 14 week course that specifically teaches you structural steel welding. At the end of the program you will take the AWS D1.1 welding certification test. My personal opinion is that this welding school is perfect for those that need this particular certification but not for someone that is wanting to become a career welder.

York Technical College

452 South Anderson Road

Rock Hill, South Carolina 29730

Phone: (803) 327-8000

The York Technical welding program will teach you all of the major welding processes including SMAW, GMAW and  TIG  welding. Sorry but I do not have much information on this school. You may want to look at my Tips For Choosing A Welding school so you don’t waste your money somewhere!

Spartanburg Community College

107 Community College Drive

Spartanburg, SC 29303

Phone: (864) 592-4600

This community college has two different welding programs as list below.

Getting a degree may not seem very helpful to have as an entry level welder but it can pay off to have it in the future. The Associates Degree program covers all aspects of welding, metal cutting and welding theory. You will learn to weld structural steel as well as pipe. In classroom learning will consist of industry related subjects like blueprint reading and weld inspection.

Midlands Technical College

P.O. Box 2408

Columbia, SC 29202

Phone: (803)738-8324

This South Carolina welding school offers several different welding classes and programs.

Central Carolina Technical

506 N Guignard Dr

Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: (803) 778-7863

Greenville Tech

PO Box 5616

Greenville SC 29606

Phone: (864) 250-8730

Greenville Tech has a wide variety of welding programs that range from basic welding skills to more advanced skills like stainless steel pipe welding. The cover all welding processes including Stick, MIG and TIG.

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (Two Locations – Conway & Georgetown)

2050 Highway 501 East

Conway, South Carolina 29528

Phone: (843) 349-5277

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

3250 St. Matthews Road

Orangeburg, SC 29118

Phone: (803) 536-0311

This technical college offers three different programs.

  • Basic Welding Certificate
  • Intermediate Welding Certificate
  • Welding Fundamentals Certificate

These are great welding classes but may not go as in depth as other welding programs that offer an Associate’s degree path.

Piedmont Technical College (Two Locations)

620 N. Emerald Rd

Greenwood, SC 29648

Piedmont Technical College offers an in depth welding program where you can earn an Associate’s Degree. The Associates Degree in Welding program offers an excellent curriculum for those seeking a long term welding career. They cover all the basic welding processes including SMAW, GMAW, GTAW and Flux Cored Arc Welding. In addition to welding you will learn how to effectively use a cutting torch, plasma cutter and other semi automated cutting processes.

In the classroom you will learn welding related skills like blueprint reading, welding theory and math. Here is a PDF of the welding curriculum. This college also offers a Basic Welding Certificate and a Welding Diploma program.

Tri-County Technical College

P.O. Box 587

Pendleton, SC 29670

Phone: (864) 646-1405

This South Carolina Welding school offers an excellent welding program where you can earn your Associate’s Degree. The curriculum for this program covers all the common welding processes as well as metal cutting. They also offer two certificate programs; Industrial Welding and Operation of Manufacturing Robots.

Trident Technical College

P.O. Box 118067

Charleston, SC 29423-8067

Phone: (843) 574-6139

Trident Technical College offers a ton of welding certificate programs as well as an Associates Degree in Welding program. You can take the full program or a certificate program about any individual welding process such as Stick/Arc, TIG or MIG. They also cover welding ferrous metals as well as non-ferrous metals like Aluminum. Pipe and plate welding classes are also covered.

Williamsburg Technical College

601 MLK Jr. Ave

Kingstree, SC 29556

Phone: (843) 355-4110

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