The Professional Welder program, available at the Tulsa, OK and Jacksonville, FL campuses only, prepares a graduate for entry level positions in structural, pipe, and thin alloy and/or pipeline welding. Key welding processes include SMAW, MIG, TIG, High Frequency TIG, and Fluxcore. The program consists of 10 three-week courses for a total of 30 weeks, 25 semester credit hours, and 750 contact hours of instruction. Many of all new students elect to take the Professional Welder program because of its large number of specialty courses and expanded welding competencies. The Professional Welder graduate acquires many skills and can branch off into various career and employment opportunities. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Diploma.