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Combination Welding

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Train in Months, Not Years

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Ready for a new essential new career? You can get the training you need in months, not years!

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This Is Welding Training You Can Really Bond With.

Welders have many opportunities and are in high demand in a wide range of industries. As a welder, you can work with cars, ships, appliances, bridges, airplanes, buildings, and much more! If you enjoy working with your hands and would like to work with cutting-edge new welding techniques using lasers, electron beams, or ultrasonic waves, check out Tidewater Tech’s Combination Welding Program. 

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Charge Into the Future

If you’re always struggling to make ends meet, or bouncing around from one low-paying job to the next, it’s time to stop spinning your wheels and get the training you need for a real career in welding. Worried that you can’t afford it? We offer financial assistance programs to those who qualify. Explore your passion for heavy metal, powerful equipment, and building or repairing things, and prepare to put your talents to work.

Fuse With These Foundational Skills

When you enroll in Tidewater Tech’s Combination Welding Program, you’ll learn the fundamentals of welding, including metal fabrication and repair. Our supportive, experienced instructors will help you master various welding and metal cutting techniques, different tools and machines, as well as becoming skilled at reading blueprints, taking measurements, and assessing hazards.

Fundamentals of Modern Welding

Tungsten Arc Welding

Gas Metal Arc Welding

Flux Core Arc Welding

Special Cutting

Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Take the Fast Track to Success

Best of all, as a full-time student, you could graduate in 33 weeks!

Come learn with the pros at Tidewater Tech. You’ll receive hands-on training at our state-of-the-art AWS Accredited Testing Facility (one of only four approved facilities in the state of Virginia), and get all the preparation you need to start your new career. If you want a secure career that’s always in demand and to take control of your life, it’s time to enroll in Tidewater Tech’s Combination Welding Program.

Welders Get Hired

As a graduate of our Combination Welding Program, you’ll be ready to put your new welding skills to work in fields including:

  • Assembler and Fabricator
  • Boilermaker
  • Metal Worker
  • Machinist/Toll and Die Maker
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Plumber, Pipefitter, or Steamfitter
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Certifiably Hot

As a student at Tidewater Tech, you’ll have the opportunity to graduate certified in the following positions, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.

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Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) in 3G and 4G positions

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) in 2G, 3G, and 4G positions

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in 3G and 4G positions

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-Hour Safety Certification

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American Welding Society (AWS) Vertical (3G) and Overhead (4G) Certification

In addition, existing welders are able to maintain their AWS certification in Pipe Welding in 6G positions or receive their AWS certification at Tidewater Tech. Qualify yourself for better positions and advancements in the field of welding.

Schedule a CAMPUS TOUR

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Is Career Training RIGHT FOR YOU?

Take the Tidewater Tech Career Training Readiness Quiz

The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete, and you’ll get a personalized report that identifies your strengths, as well as the training and positions you’re best suited for.

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