Welding Schools In Nevada

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Our list of welding schools in Nevada 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 our site. If you would like a welding school or educational center added to our Nevada list please contact us or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

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List Of Welding Schools In Nevada

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

College of Southern Nevada

700 College Drive

Henderson, NV 89002

Phone: (702) 651-3068

This welding school offers two different programs. You can either earn your Associate’s Degree or take a shorter program and receive a certificate of achievement. Having a degree is not necessary to become a welder  but it can be helpful to have in the future when applying for management positions. If you intend on ever going back to school in the future having a degree will also allow you to be able to transfer those credits in some cases.

The welding program covers all of the common welding processes including stick, MIG, TIG and flux cored welding. In addition to hands on welding training you will have in classroom learning about welding codes, weld testing and blueprint reading. Pipe welding, plate welding and metal cutting processes will be covered also. You can view a full list of welding classes here.

Truckee Meadows Community College

7000 Dandini Boulevard

Reno, NV 89512

Phone: (775) 673-7000

This northern Nevada welding school offers an accelerated welding program. This is a new program that will be offered soon but I do not have a specific date yet. They will be covering all of the major welding processes (excluding TIG) including GMAW, SMAW, FCAW. A great thing about this welding school is that they do offer the opportunity to take several AWS D1.1 welding certification tests.

Career College of Northern Nevada

1421 Pullman Drive

Sparks, NV 89434

Phone: (775) 856-2266

I do not have a lot of information about this welding school but it looks like they caver all of the basics. You may want to read the article Tips For Choosing A Welding school before you commit to any school.

Other Welder Training Options In Nevada: Welding Apprenticeships

The boilermakers and the iron workers Union both offer apprenticeships to people with no experience at all. This is a great way to earn while you learn a new skill. While they do not offer welding only apprenticeships you will definitely become a welder since both unions rely heavily on certified welder’s.

Apprenticeships generally last 4 to 5 years and you will earn anywhere between $16 and $25 an hour during your apprenticeship. After completing your apprenticeship program you’ll be what is called a journeyman and will be earning a full wage that can go beyond $30 an hour depending on what geographical location you work from.

The apprenticeship will consist of in classroom and on-the-job training. You will learn many skills including welding, rigging, pipefitting, crane signals in many other unique and important skills.

 

IronWorkers Local 433

100 Shiloah Dr.

Las Vegas, NV 89110

Phone: 702-452-8445

 

Boilermakers Local 92

2260 S Riverside Avenue

Bloomington, CA 92316

Phone: 909-877-9382