Lincoln Tech

7225 Donner Lane, Indianapolis, Indiana 46268, United States, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Welding Technology Program Details
Comprised of eight courses spanning 960 hours of in-depth training, the Welding Technology program prepares the student to enter many industries as a new welder. Graduates will have completed the following training:

Significant practice time welding plate metal, carbon steel plates, aluminum, and stainless steel in individual welding booths.
Learning & perfecting precision cuts in steel plates and pipe using superheated gasses.
Learning the properties of certain metals and how metal transitions between its liquid and solid states during the welding process.
Welding in horizontal, vertical, and overhead settings.
Build hands-on skills in a variety of welding procedures for plate steel and piping. These processes include Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/MIG), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Gas Welding (GTAW/TIG). Three of these four methods are standard welding processes used in construction, fabrication, and/or plant maintenance work settings.
Completion of a 10-hour OSHA approved safety orientation.
Learn from Experienced AWS Certified Welders
Welding instructors at our Melrose Park campus are experienced and certified welding professionals. Our staff instructors must have a minimum of five years of welding experience, where a minimum of 3 years are focused on the welding types offered within these two welding programs. Instructors must also have earned their American Welding Society (AWS) certification. They must also maintain any additional valid licenses and certifications as specified by the state in which they are teaching.

Manufacturing degrees and certs
Welding and Metal Fabrication Technology certificate, Welding Technology diploma

Financial Aid

To apply for federal student aid, you need to complete the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Completing and submitting the FAFSA is free, and gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for your career training at Lincoln.

All Lincoln students are encouraged to apply for financial aid – regardless of your financial status.

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