Earn a Welding Diploma in the Evening!

The evening program starts Monday, January 13, 2014. Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 3:00-9:50pm.

You are trained using the latest welding techniques and will be prepared to enter into the industry as beginning production, maintenance, or job shop welders.

Welders are in High-Demand

Welders are in high-demand in the Cedar Valley and employers are looking to hire.

These high-tech jobs offer $13 - $22 per hour starting wages and wages that increase with skill and experience.

Earn Your Welding Diploma in a Year

Complete these courses for 43 credit hours and earn your Welding diploma in a year.

  • Welding Blueprint Reading - WEL111
  • Welding Blueprint Reading/Advanced - WEL112
  • Fusion and Braze Welding - WEL125
  • Cutting Processes - WEL134
  • Arc Welding I (SMAW) - WEL155
  • Arc Welding II (SMAW) - WEL164
  • GMAW - WEL186 or
    Introduction to MIG Welding - WEL104 or
    Introduction to GMAW II - WEL234
  • Advanced GMAW - WEL187
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - WEL191
  • Pipe Welding/ SMAW - WEL303
  • Robotic Welding - WEL710
  • Communications - COM730
  • Applied Math - MAT772 or
    College Algebra - MAT122

Courses are held in Waterloo, Iowa on Hawkeye Community College's Main Campus.

Questions About the Evening Welding Program

An admissions representative will contact you to answer your questions about a career in welding.