Welding Schools in Virginia

Advanced Technology Institute - Maritime Welding School
5700 Southern Boulevard, Virgina Beach, VA 23462

This diploma program offers training in the practical aspects of construction and repair of equipment and structures built with steel. In addition to structural skills, students will learn to weld pipe in multiple positions. Instruction is presented in both classroom and laboratory using modern welding equipment and tools.
Contact #: (757) 490-1241

Dabneys Lancaster Community College Welding Technology
1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422

Our Welding Programs purpose is to provide a mechanism for quick responses to business and industry for short-term education and training, mechanism to meet employer needs for customized program design and to provide a framework for students to be able to complement training and experience with formal education.
Contact #: (540) 863-2800

Danville Community College Programs
1008 South Main St., Danville, VA 24541

The program is designed to develop a general foundation in welding. The purpose of the Welding Technology Certificate Program is to help entry-level employees in welding related trades obtain job-specific knowledge and skills to improve their work performance and career status within the industry.
Contact #: (434) 797-2222

Eastern Shore Community College Welding Program
29300 Lank ford Highway, Melfa, VA 23410

Welding is one of the colleges original programs and continues to evolve. Currently, students learn the fundamentals of spay arc, short- circuiting arc, pulse arc, self-shielding, dual shield, sine wave and square wave welding. Carbon arc gouging, plasma, cutting, exo-thermic torch operation, brazing, blueprint reading and fitting are also included.
Contact #: (757) 789-1769 or (757) 789-1748

Flatwoods Job Corps
2803 Dungannon Road Coeburn, VA 24230-9740

Job Corps is committed to the development of green job training. All students who enter in Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, or Construction career technical training areas will train in a variety of green subject areas.
Contact #: (276) 395-3384

John Tyler Community College - Chester Campus
13101 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831

The certificate in welding prepares students for work as an apprentice welder. This program has a limited enrollment. Students must provide their own personal protection safety equipment. A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
Contact #: (804) 706-5121

John Tyler Community College - Chester Campus - Midlothian Campus
800 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23114

The certificate in welding prepares students for work as an apprentice welder. This program has a limited enrollment. Students must provide their own personal protection safety equipment. A high school diploma (or equivalent) and satisfactory scores on college placement tests (or equivalent) in English and mathematics are required. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental courses to prepare students for the curriculum.
Contact #: (80) 594-1480

Mountain Empire Community College Welding Program
3441 Mountain Empire Road Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Career Studies include variable length programs for students. Options amount to the equivalent of one or more semesters of full-time community college work.
Contact #: (276) 523-2400 Ext 334

Northern Virgina Community College Welding Program
6901 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20109

The Welding Department is part of the Science and Applied Technologies Division. Programs of Study refers to an associate degree with its own curriculum code and all related specializations, certificates, and career studies certificates. The following is an alphabetized list of all NOVA programs with their degrees and certificates along with details of each program, including the purpose of the program, campuses where the program is offered, course completion requirements by semester, course content summaries for each course in the program, general transfer information and advising sheets. Each certificate also has gainful employment information.
Contact #: (703) 530-3002

New Horizons Regional Education Centers - Welding Program - Hampton (Butler Farm) Campus
520 Butler Farm Road Hampton, Virginia 23666

In the Career and Technical Education Center, welding students receive training along lines of Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding and Liebherr Mining Equipment welding schools. Students learn to set up welding equipment and do minor repairs. They also participate in building a variety of projects and network with people in the welding field. Welding students study: welding theory – variety of processes, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding (to include MIG, Pulse Arc, Short Arc), flux core, tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding, welding with carbon steel/stainless steel/aluminum, brazing, oxyacetylene burning, carbon arcing and plasma cutting.
Contact #: (757) 766-1100

New River Community College Welding Technology
5251 College Drive, Dublin, VA 24084

NRCC offers state-of-the-art training in welding technology. Career opportunities in the welding and metal fabrication field continue to be in high demand throughout Virginia and across the United States. You can look forward to a challenging and financially rewarding future by enrolling in one of Virginia's best welding programs.
Contact #: (540) 674-3600 Ext 4314

Patrick Henry Community College Welding Program
645 Patriot Avenue Martinsville, Virginia 24112

This program is designed to provide the layman and practitioner fundamental skills and knowledge in metal trades. Graduates will have fundamental skills for entry level weld installations. Graduates will demonstrate proficiency in oxyacetylene processes, arc and MIG welding procedures.
Contact #: (276) 638-8777

The Pruden Center for Industry and Welding Technology
4169 Pruden Blvd. Suffolk, VA 23434

The Welding Program prepares students for entry-level employment, and/or for entry into post-secondary education programs at the apprentice , certificate or associate's level. As a component of the program, students will have the opportunity to qualify for AWS (American Welding Society) certification in the SMAW process.
Contact #: (757) 925-5651

Rappahannock Community College Welding Program - Glenns Campus
12745 College Drive Glenns, VA 23149

Our main goal is to train persons for full-time employment as beginning welders. This short term course of studies is intended to introduce students to the principles and techniques of basic oxyacetylene welding and cutting, and basic arc welding.
Contact #: (804) 758-6750

Rappahannock Community College Welding Program - Warsaw Campus
52 Campus Drive Warsaw, VA 22572

Our main goal is to train persons for full-time employment as beginning welders. This short term course of studies is intended to introduce students to the principles and techniques of basic oxyacetylene welding and cutting, and basic arc welding.
Contact #: (804) 333-6828

Tidewater Community College Welding Technology Program
P.O. Box 9000 Norfolk, VA 23509

The Career Studies Certificate in Welding prepares students for immediate employment in a number of industrial environments, including shipyards, utilities, manufacturing firms, and oil refineries. Students are introduced to various types of equipment and materials used in welding. Successful completers may qualify as tack welders or as journeyman welders. Students qualifying as a journeyman may successfully pass the AWS Journeyman Certification tests.
Contact #: (757) 822-2004

Virginia Western Community College Welding Program
PO Box 14007 Roanoke, VA 24038

The Career Studies in Welding and Metal Processing offers instruction in the principles and practices of welding processes. Successful completion of the program provides sufficient training for entry into the field of production-type welding. Students have access to the latest instructional and practical experiences in a high-technology, modern shop facility.
Contact #: (540) 857-6076

Washington County Skill Center Welding Program
848 Thompson Drive Abingdon, VA 24210

Graduates of this program will have the skills for a wide range of manufacturing and industrial applications including production of storage tanks, trailers, pollution control systems, armaments and many others.
Contact #: (276) 676-1948