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Apprenticeship Program

Classroom Instruction

  • WELD 1030 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Basic Theory
  • WELD 1035 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Lab
  • WELD 1040 Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Welding Theory
  • WELD 1045 Gas Metal and Flux Cored Arc Welding Lab
  • WELD 1110 Introduction to Metallurgy
  • WELD 1140 Print Reading & Symbols
  • WELD 1155 Fabrication Equipment and Operation Lab
  • MATH 1020 Technical Mathematics I
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What You'll Earn as an Apprentice

A Rewarding New Career

  • Paid Employment
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Licenses & Certifications

  • National Apprenticeship Credential
  • Welding Certificate or Diploma

What You'll Learn as an Apprentice

  • Weld components in flat, vertical and overhead positions
  • Measure dimensions of completed products or workpieces to verify conformance to specifications
  • Select production equipment according to product specifications
  • Determine metal or plastic production methods
  • Operate grinding equipment
  • Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production
  • Reshape metal workpieces to established specifications

Average Starting Wage: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

How Do I Get Started?

Contact Henry Goeden, Apprenticeship Coordinator, at or call (402) 844-7119 to learn more.

This project has been funded, either wholly or in part, with Federal funds from the Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, the contents of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement of same by the U.S. Government