Welding Schools In West Virginia

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Our list of welding schools in West Virginia 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 West Virginia list please contact us or leave a comment at the bottom of the page!

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List Of Welding Schools In West Virginia

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.

James Rumsey Technical Institute

3274 Hedgesville Rd

Martinsburg, WV 25403

Phone: (304) 754-7925

This welding school in West Virginia offers training in all of the major welding processes as well as metal cutting. In the classroom you will have theory classes like blueprint reading and welding codes. You can take a look at the welding course description here.

Roane-Jackson Technical Center

9450 Spencer Road Leroy, WV 25252

Phone: (304) 372-7335

Putnam Career & Technical Center

300 Roosevelt Blvd. Eleanor, WV 25070

Phone: (304) 586-3494

United Technical Center

Route 3 Box 43-C, Clarksburg, WV 26301

Phone: (304)326-7580

Carver Career & Technical Center

4799 Midland Drive

Charleston, WV 25306

Phone: (304) 348-1965

This school offers a 10 month program that covers welding, torch cutting and CNC plasma cutting. All of the major welding processes are covered including stick welding, MIG welding and TIG welding.

Monongalia County Technical Education Center

1000 Mississippi St

Morgantown, WV 26501

Phone: (304) 291-9240

This welding school in West Virginia offers a 900 hour welding program that consists of about 15% in classroom work and 85% hands on training. What I really love about this school is that they offer welding certification tests. Being certified greatly improves your chance of getting a good, high paying welding job.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg 

300 Campus Drive

Parkersburg, WV 26104

Phone: (304) 424-8000

West Virginia University offers two great welding programs, a short term welding program and a more extensive program where you can earn an Associates Degree in Welding. If you are wanting a serious welding career and you live in West Virginia I would look into their Associate’s Degree in Welding program.

Other Welder Training in West Virginia: Welding Apprenticeships

Both the boilermakers and ironworkers offer excellent apprenticeship programs to anyone interested.

You do not need any prior skills or training to apply for the apprenticeship programs. While these programs offer much more than just well welding, it is definitely one of the skills that both unions utilize.

An apprenticeship can last anywhere between four and five years and you will earn a significant wage from day one all the way until you are in full-fledged journeyman. Journeyman can make anywhere between $27 and $33 per hour depending on the geographic location you work out of.

During your apprenticeship you’ll have on-the-job training as well as in classroom training and learn. You will learn many different skills including welding, pipefitting, blueprint reading, crane signaling and other unique skills.


Boilermakers Local 667

1873 Winfield Rd

Winfield, WV 25213

Phone: (304) 755-5611


IronWorkers Local 549

2350 Main Street

Wheeling, West Virginia 26003

Phone: (304) 232-2660