What does it cost?

Welding Prep Course consists of two classes for a total of 6 credit hours.

In-district cost: $798 + $280 lab fee = $1,078
Textbooks: approximately $256
Welding safety kit: approximately $85 (available at Central Welding Supply)

Out-of-district cost: $1,458 + $280 lab fee = $1,738
Textbooks: approximately $256
Welding safety kit: approximately $85 (available at Central Welding Supply)

In-district - $133 per credit hour
Out-of-district - $243 per credit hour

 

Welders in the area start out making between $9 and $14 per hour.

That's a salary between $18,720 and $29,120 a year. With only 4 weeks training. 

 

Funding May Be Available

Funding may be available for WIA qualified individuals.
Youth - up to age 21
Dislocated workers

To find out if you qualify for WIA funding contact:
Howard Kirchner

(217) 222-1560 Ext. 230

h14.kirchner@trrcopo.org