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Accelerated Training in Welding (CTAWTR)


This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.


This program focuses on Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Oxy-fuel Cutting processes for the pipe fitting industry. After completion of this program, students will be admissible into an apprenticeship program at a second-year level. This program is limited to students who are selected by the United Association for program participation.

Admissions Requirements

-Must be at least 18 years old
-High school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate
-Valid driver's license
-Documentation of an eye exam that was administered within the past 6 months that shows acceptable near distance vision and depth perception
-Pass a urinalysis drug test
-Eligible students who are selected by the United Association for program participation

Applying for Admission to the Program

Classes are taught at unions throughout the United States. Students must provide their own personal protective equipment for the class. Students must also provide their own room and board.

Contact Information

Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
United Association Dept
Randy Gandy
Phil Martin


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Minimum Credits
UAF 190 Accelerated Welder Training 12
Total 12
Total Credits Required

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