OUR WELDING PROGRAMS

Our welding programs provide students the skills they need to pass the American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Welder Test. Once certified, students may obtain jobs as pipe welders, welder helpers, maintenance workers, fabricators, boilermakers and oil field related positions.

Welder Specialist Program

Welding Specialist

The Welder Specialist program prepares students for careers in welding fabrication, oil refineries, pipe fitting and pipe welding and other careers related to welding. The welding course is designed to teach students how to safely set up and operate shielded metal arc welding, Flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and pipe welding.

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Combo Pipe Welder

Combo Pipe Welder

The Combo Pipe Welder program prepares students for careers in welding fabrication, pipe fitting and pipe welding and other careers related to welding. The students will learn to develop skills, attitudes and competencies in pipe welding processes including oxy-fuel cutting, gouging, weld symbols and TIG welding.

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Welder/Pipefitter Program

Welder / Pipefitter

The Welder/Pipefitter Program prepares students for careers in the Welding Fabrication, Pipe Welding and other career related to welding, as well as Pipefitter and Steamfitter in industrial facilities such as chemical plants, food processing plants, paper mills, and oil refineries. The student will learn to develop skills, attitudes and competencies in the pipe welding processes including oxy-fuel cutting, gouging, weld symbols and TIG welding.

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Stick & Pipe Course

Stick & Pipe Welding

The Stick and Pipe Welding program prepares students for careers in welding fabrication, pipe fitting and pipe welding and other careers related to welding. The student will learn to develop skills, attitudes and competencies in welding processes including oxy-fuel cutting, and shielded metal arc welding. Students will receive training in welding safety, blueprint reading, layout and fabrication and will learn how to use oxy-fuel gas and electric arc metal cutting equipment.

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Pipe Welding Program

Pipe Welding

The Pipe Welding Program prepares students for careers as Stainless Steel Welders along with related occupations such as welder, welder’s helper, pipe welder, maintenance technician, fabricator, pipe fitter, boilermaker and oil field related welding occupations. The student learns fitting and welding of Carbon steel, and stainless steel parts using TIG processes.

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Hear What Our Students Have To Say!

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Christopher Whitlock

Pipefitting Student

Great Instructor. Great staff!

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Eduardo Lopez

Welding Student

Amazing Instructors. Great hands on experience! Would highly recommend.

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Nikolai Albrecht

Welding Student

Knowledgeable instructors, Professional staff.

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Robert Solis

Pipefitting Student

Inspirational and Motivational school would recommend.

START YOUR CAREER AS A welder

McAllen Careers Institute offers the training and certifications you'll need to begin your career as a Welder today!

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