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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.