Combination Structural and Pipe Welding

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered


Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Welding Technology/Welder. 480508


Program Objective: The Combination Structural and Pipe Welding program is for the welding training of plates in all positions. Upon graduation, students will be able to obtain entry level positions in construction of bridges, fabrication of structural components, heating plants, pipe line welding and other job shop applications. Students are required but not limited to one (1) certification in each SMAW, GMAW and GTAW to pass the program. This program runs for 24 weeks. 90% of 960.0 clock hours must be completed to graduate. Programs are designed as a clock hour program, a clock hour is defined as a 60-minute span of time, with no less than 50 minutes of actual class instruction.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Advanced Welding Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

2 Green Tree Drive, Suite #3, South Burlington, Vermont

Local WIB

00 - Vermont Workforce Investment Area

Name of Credential

Certificate of Completion

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

  1. Pell Grant
  2. Federal Student Loans
  3. Federal Parent PLUS Loan
  4. VSAC Scholarships
  5. VSAC Incentive Grant
  6. Pathstone - Farmworkers Program
  7. 529 Plan
  8. Advantage Student Loan
  9. Advantage Parent Loan
  10. Hire Ability
  11. American Welding Society Scholarships

Refund Policy

If the student withdraws from the program, for any reason which makes it impractical to complete the program, the following prorated refund will be calculated based on the payment period* using the last day of documented attendance: (4) days after you and the school sign the enrollment agreement up to the first day of classes: 100% refund of all tuition and fees. Have completed less than 60% prorated; more than 60% no refund.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$4,000.00 Materials Fee includes: workbook series, metal (new), testing and certifications (up to three [3] attempts at passing). Additional attempts after the third attempt to pass results in additional charge of $275.00 per attempt). Price may change due to fluctuation of steel prices.

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Registration Fee

$50.00 Application fee for the program

Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$650.00 Personal equipment consisting of welding hoods, filter and clear lenses, safety glasses, welding gloves, welding jacket, chipping hammer, wire cutters, s/s and c/s wire brushes and hearing protection will be required by students prior to commencement at their own expense.

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4122.00Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
$19.00 per hour

Provider Status



2 Green Tree Drive, Suite #3, South Burlington, Vermont 05403

Phone Number

(802) 825-2265

Fax Number

(802) 660-0689

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 19, 2022


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