Heartland Welding Academy is excited to provide professional welding classes in Wichita, KS. Find answers to all your questions below. Contact us today for more information or to learn more about enrollment.
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It depends on several factors including level of personal investment, networking, and passing the employee hire-in process. With the welding field in such high demand the waiting period is typically not long. Heartland Welding Academy will work with each student in networking and job placement.
Average payscale is $24-$38 per hour (plus per diem) based on ability and travel, but these rates can be higher depending on demand.
Heartland Welding Academy has partnered with a Wichita rental agency for affordable short term housing. Please contact us for more information.
Each student is expected to be in class 5 days/ week, 6 hrs per day (minus break periods).
- The Structural Code Welding Program is 360 clock hours, which takes an average of 12 weeks to complete. The Practical Pipe & Structural Code Welding Program is 720 clock hours, which takes an average of 24 weeks to complete.
- Additional certifications such as Field Machining incur additional weeks.
Heartland Welding Academy does not personally provide or guarantee student loans, but we do have relationships with private lenders and we offer a payment plan for students who qualify. Contact us for details.
HWA does provide tuition incentives based on availability. Please contact us for further information.
No, your course comes fully equipped with the hand tools and consumables needed.
It is HWA’s intent for each student to experience the same environment. Each student will spend the same amount of time in each training module. We want our students to understand the obligation of starting a program and finishing it to its entirety. That is the key practice in establishing an employer’s cultural expectation as well as making sure you are the most skilled at what you do.
HWA does not guarantee job placement, but will work with each student to ensure the best effort in finding the right position for them. We will leverage our industrial network weekly to ensure we are aware of all industrial trades’ opportunities.
Once you have completedHeartland Welding Academy your skill sets will serve the weld craft trades in pipe and structural steel welding related fields.
One of the key attributes atHeartland Welding Academy is our wealth of practical and professional knowledge. We have designed our program around assisting Alumni in professional growth through networking, mentoring, and advisement.
HWA offers set hours each week that are open for students & alumni to train & prepare. Prescheduling an appointment is preferred.
HWA is creating/providing an education and culture based on industry feedback. Our core value is to ensure each student is readily prepared for the expectation of employers to ensure the success of the student’s career. Our ability to do that is to create a work-like environment associated with key fundamentals and professional development including punctuality.
Your Professional Development class will cover all professional resume writing.
Please contact an advisor to discuss tuition proration and drop deadlines.
Some of the applicable careers are journeyman, project management, technical and/or product specialist, sales rep, etc. depending on experience and achievements.
Ready to begin an exciting career in welding? Contact us today for information about enrollment.