Welding School Courses

At Heartland Welding Academy, our main focus is pipe welding. Our welding school courses are designed to replicate a job-like environment and prepare students to work in the piping industry. We offer 90% hands on training with a student to instructor ratio of 9:1. New students start each month, depending on space availability.

Classes are held five days a week for six hours a day with breaks included. Each day is made up of five hours applying welding skills and one hour of classroom work. Each student will receive a welding Certificate of Completion & Proficiency after completing the core curriculum and practical training according to American Welding Society D1.1 Standards. Depending on the program chosen, students can earn up to 5 certifications.

Class Schedule:

Days
9am – 3 pm Monday through Friday 

Evenings
4pm – 10pm Monday through Friday

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Welding Certification Programs

Practical Pipe & Structural Code Welding

720 Hours/24 Weeks
Cost: $13,900

Processes Taught:

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) – MIG
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) – TIG
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) – Flux Core
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) – Stick

Other topics covered: Industry Safety, Math Trade Basics, Pipe Fitting, Professional Development

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Structural Code Welding

360 Hours/12 Weeks
Cost: $7,450

Processes Taught:

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) – MIG
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) – Flux Core
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) – Stick

Other topics covered: Industry Safety, Math Trade Basics, Professional Development

Additional Skills Taught:

  • Pipe Fitting
  • Related Equipment: Oxy/acetylene torch, plasma cutter, etc.
  • Professional Development: Resume writing, interview skills, lessons for the traveling craftsman
Field Machining Operation

Student Testimonials

“A great place to learn to weld. It's the only place you start learning in a weld booth on your first day. I have never welded before and now in three months I'm welding pipe and ready to learn more.”

–Aaron A.

“Great program and the instructor knows what he's doing! Highly recommend for anybody wanting to learn welding!”

–Justin B.

“This is a great school. The instructors here are very knowledgeable in what they teach and always willing to help one-on-one if you’re struggling. I would definitely recommend this school to anyone thinking about going into this field.”

–Gabriel L.

“I'm currently enrolled and have enjoyed everything. Helpful and welcoming instructors. Great real life work environment.”

–Koby W.