Our training will expose learners to shop safety, common welding and cutting processes, blueprint reading, welding symbols, and thermal cutting practices.  Training consists of three sessions:  Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.  Each course consists of 42 clock hours completed in approximately 7 weeks.  Classes meet Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.  The American Welding Society (AWS) tests are available with separate testing fees. 
Beginning Welding
An introduction to welding using both oxyacetylene flame and electric arc. Course includes shop safety, fusion of metals, identification of electrodes and equipment set up. Practice in running beads on flat, horizontal surfaces and joints included.
Beginning Class Dates
09/01/20 - 10/15/20  T & Th   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Costs:  $500 with equipment  (Welding Hood, Jacket, Gloves, Plyers, Safety Glasses)
             $420 without equipment 

Intermediate Welding
Develop skills with further training and practice with gas and arc on vertical and overhead welding. Increase skills with brazing and cutting. TIG and MIG may be included along with Heli arc welding in all positions.
Intermediate Class Dates
10/20/20 - 12/08/20   T & Th   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Costs:  $420 without equipment

Advanced Welding
Participants will identify and concentrate on particular welding skills, identifying certifications they wish to achieve and directing efforts and practice towards enhancing and perfecting these skills in a safety -focused, instructor led lab.
Costs:  $420 without equipment

Advanced Class Dates:  01/05/21 - 02/18/21     Tues & Thurs     6:00pm – 9:00pm    

Welding Certifications
Vantage Career Center is an Accredited Test Facility for the American Welding Society
With this accreditation we can test, and upon satisfactory completion, grant American Welding Society (AWS) certifications.  These certifications are nationally recognized by employers and prove the individual possesses fundamental welding skills and knowledge. AWS tests must be scheduled in advance.  Call Vantage to schedule an AWS certification test.  

Tests available include:
 GTAW-ST 3F & 4F T-Joints $365
 GTAW-AL 3F T-Joint & 4F Butt Joint $365 
 SMAW API -1104 Pipe Welding 2 G & 5G positions with restrictions$415 
 SMAW E7018 3G & 4G Heavy 1" plate test for ALL positions$435
 GMAW 2G Heavy 1" plate test for ALL positions $365
 GMAW-P 3G & 4G Heavy 1" plate test for ALL positions$365 
 GMAW-S Butt Joint on galvanized sheet metal$215
 FCAW 3G & 4G Heavy 1" plate test for ALL Positions $365

Accredited Facility

Contact us

To register for these classes, complete the pre-registration form or contact Maria Diltz, Enrollment Coordinator.
Maria Diltz
Maria Diltz
Enrollment Coordinator / Customized Training Heathcare Coordinator
Office: 419-238-5411 x 2118
Apple App Store Google Play Store