You will need your Driver License or Identification Card, Social Security Card, High School Diploma or G.E.D., and a tuition payment or a voucher if approved for Financial Aid Assistance.
Our campus is located in Texas City, TX 77591. We only have one campus at this time.
We offer SMAW, GTAW, Stainless Steel Pipe Seminar, and Pipeline classes.
Tuition ranges from $1,500 up to $4,000 depending on what class you enroll in.
Classes are in session from Monday-Friday. No classes on Saturdays & Sundays.
We offer morning, afternoon, and night classes for a part-time schedule & a full-day schedule for students wanting to attend full time.
We have classes starting every 6 weeks. See when our next class is starting here.
Most classes are 120 contact hours.
If you attend class as a part-time student it will take you 6 weeks to complete one class attending 4 hours per day Monday - Friday.
If you are a full-time student, you can complete one class in 3 weeks; attending 8 hours per day Monday - Friday.
To complete our Combination Pipe Welder Program it will take about 7 months to complete all 4-5 classes required.
If you have previous welding experience or education, you can test out of classes you do not to take and start where your current skill level is.
For example, if you want to start SMAW Pipe class you would have to pass the 4G over plate test.
Class is held Monday - Friday to ensure you are welding, learning, and advancing every day you attend class. With that said you are expected to be in class on time every day, missing class even one day will set you back. You must be committed to attending to school every day for the duration of your class.
Yes, we do accept Financial Aid through the Texas Workforce Commission. You can apply at your local worksource office.
Unfortunately, Financial Aid does not cover the cost of the tools needed for your classes. You must bring your own tools from home or can purchase them from any vendor you prefer.
We can not guarantee job placement upon completion of your program. However, we do help graduate students with job leads, references, resumes, and grant our students private access on our website to employment resources.