Program Type: Face-to-Face
Program Level: Continuing Education
Department: Continuing Education
Institute: Advanced Manufacturing & Logistics
College: SPC

What is the Welding program?

With a hands-on approach, this AWS Welding Fundamentals course provides you with a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of welding. You will learn the basic science and practical application of the most commonly utilized welding processes along with other essential topics. At the end of the course, you will understand the fundamentals of equipment used in oxy-fuel, MIG welding, TIG welding, and arc welding, including welding and cutting safety, basic oxyfuel welding and cutting, basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy.


  • Intro to Welding - WLDG 1000
  • Advanced TIG Aluminum - WLDG 2043
  • Advanced ARC Welding - WLDG 2043
  • Basic Welding - WLDG 1003
  • Advanced MIG Flux Core - WLDG 2047
  • Advanced Pipe Welding - WLDG 2053
  • Advanced Structural Welding - WLDG 2043



Program Information

Time Commitment

80 Contact Hours

8 Week Training


Certificate of Completion (Alamo)

Career Outlook

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Program Requirements

Equipment: personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, ear plugs, long sleeve shirt and pants, gloves, boots


Possess proficiency in English (reading, writing, and speaking skills)

You are at least eighteen (18) years of age

Some High School

Financial Aid Eligibility / Modes of Training 






Contact Information

Program Manager

Alfred Landeros

Phone: 210-486-7082
St. Philip's College

CE Enrollment Services Professional

Angelica Esparza

Phone: 210-212-5266 (Option 4)
Email: CETier2@alamo.edu
Campus: District Support Office

Additional Information

For assistance with program information or registration, email us at CETier2@alamo.edu and our CE staff will get back to you. Thank you.