Welding Technology


Welding student practicing 

Pioneer can prepare you for certification tests in structural and pipe welding for STICK/MIG/TIG.

In this course, you can: Specialize or learn a combination of welding processes, gain hands-on experience in all welding positions & metals and receive safety & related instruction.

Introductory & advanced classes are offered full-time or part-time.

All program costs include:

Textbooks and lab fees, helmet, jacket, gloves, safety glasses, related tools, 4 Certification tests for 600 hours, 1 Certification test for all others, WorkKeys Assessment Tests..     

Tests are administered at Pioneer and sent to Total Quality for certification. Tests start at $150 per test and can be scheduled from 5–9:30 PM, Monday through Thursday, throughout the school year. Students earn American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. Applicants are required to have a High School or GED Diploma. Students are required to take three WorkKeys assessment tests:  Applied Math, Graphic Literacy and Workplace Documents. 

In addition to the Pioneer Shelby location Welding classes are also held at Wynford High School. 

A $50 non-refundable application fee is due upon enrollment which will be applied to tuition upon program completion.


9/1/2020 - 5/26/2021

Pioneer & Wynford

Mon - Thur5:00 - 9:30 PM 600$6,306
9/1/2020 - 10/29/2020Pioneer & WynfordMon - Thur5:00 - 9:30 PM 150$1,843
11/2/2020 - 1/19/2021Pioneer & WynfordMon - Thur5:00 - 9:30 PM 150$1,843
1/20/2021 - 3/22/2021Pioneer & WynfordMon - Thur5:00 - 9:30 PM 150 $1,843  
3/23/2021 - 5/26/2021Pioneer & WynfordMon - Thur5:00 - 9:30 PM 150$1,843
6/1/2021 - 7/26/2021Pioneer Mon - Thur9:30 - 3:00 PM 150$1,843

 **Part-time options are available.  Contact the Adult Education office to discuss.

 Call 419-342-1100 to register!

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Shelby, Ohio, 44875

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