Practical Pipe & Structural Code Welding Certification Program

24 Weeks to a Rewarding Welding Career

If you want to learn a trade that’s in high demand with no signs of slowing down, consider practical pipe & structural code welding. You might think of pipe welders as someone bouncing from outage to outage, or working the pipeline, but those are just a fraction of the job possibilities.

Getting a pipe welding certification from Heartland Welding Academy will help you stand out from other applicants. You’ll learn more than just how to fit and weld pipe, you’ll also gain professional skills and a tested work ethic that sets you apart from the crowd. Let’s begin with the end goal in mind!

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Practical Pipe & Structural Code Welding Certification

You can earn up to eight qualifications when you complete the practical pipe & structural code welding program according to American Welding Society D1.1 standards.

  • 720 Hours
  • 24 Weeks
  • Cost: $16,000

Welding 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 Included:
Industry Safety, Math Trade Basics, Pipe Fitting, Professional Development

Did You Know?

As a skilled pipe welder, you’ll find hundreds of in-demand job opportunities. You can stay right here in the Wichita area or move nearly anywhere in the U.S. and work in manufacturing, power, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, or oil & gas just to name a few.

Pipe Welding Career
Learning To Weld

Why Heartland Welding Academy?

At Heartland Welding Academy, we do things differently. We teach our students more than fundamental welding techniques. When you train with us, you will also gain the professional skills needed to build a successful career as a welder.

Our courses are structured in a job-like environment to fully prepare you for your new career. There are no general education requirements, so your time is focused on learning to weld. You won’t spend hours in the classroom or learning on a simulator- you’ll get hands-on weld training and even strike an arc on day 1.

You’ll earn a Certificate of Completion and welding qualification test records based on D1.1 Code of Construction to show prospective employers you have proven and tested weld skills. Not all welding schools qualify their students, but HWA does. It gives our graduates their best chance at success. We’re an accredited welding school located right here in the Wichita area, so you won’t have to travel out of state to earn a pipe welding certification.

  • 90% hands-on training
  • Day and evening classes
  • Financial Aid available (for those who qualify)
  • 14:1 student-to-instructor ratio
  • Courses start every month
  • Graduate in just 24 weeks!
  • Enjoyed all 6 months here. I had Brandon in night classes and it was amazing. Excellent teachers, Chuck is the man to all ur questions involved with welding. Best welding school in the USA!

    — Blake S.

Paying for Your Certification

You have several options for paying for welding school tuition at Heartland Welding Academy. We accept cash, check, money order, wire transfer and VA education (GI Bill) benefits. There are also grants, scholarships, loans and federal financial aid options for those who qualify.

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How to Enroll

Ready to get started building a pipe welding career? The first step to enrolling in a welding course at Heartland Welding Academy is to schedule a tour of our facility. We’ll show you first-hand what classes are like, answer your questions, and go over your admissions paperwork. Classes start monthly, so take the first step and book a tour today!

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