Ranger College Welding Program offers the latest in the variety of welding processes used in today’s industry. Courses cover a variety of welding applications, including welding fundamentals, blueprint reading, layout and fabrication,  shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux cored arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, oxyacetylene welding, and plasma arc welding.

Graduates from the welding program will use their skills in many trades such as metal fabrication, ironworkers, boilermakers, steamfitters, repair and maintenance personnel, and as welding supervisors and welding inspectors. Job prospects should be excellent for skilled candidates with employment opportunities expected to grow about as fast as the average for welding workers on construction projects or in equipment repair.

Ranger College offers
Dual Credit Welding Program
Welding Technology Certification I (16 credits)
Welding Technology Certification I (32 credits)
Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree (60 credits)

Start of the Program
Each Fall, Spring, Summer Semester

Ranger Campus
Erath County Center

Complete application must be submitted by the 1st day of class


The following is for informational purposes only. Charges are set by the Ranger College Board of Regents and are subject to change without notice. The chart below may not include all charges at this time. Please consult the Ranger College catalog for additional information.

(Certificate of completion one semester/16 hours)

Other expenses$1,110.00

(Associate of Applied Science in Welding)

1st Semester$2,870.00
2nd Semester$2,835.00

(Certificate of completion one year/32 hours)

1st Semester$2,870.00
2nd Semester$2,835.00
3rd Semester$2,566.00
4th Semester$2,275.00
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