Arizona Automotive Institute’s comprehensive Combination Welding program prepares you for positions in the welding industry. We combine classroom-style education with hands-on learning to prepare you for what a career in combination welding will be like once you graduate. With enrollment starting on a rolling basis and programs that can be completed in 10 months, your dream career is in your near future! By the end of our program, you should be prepared to take welding certification exams meeting the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) standards.*
*AAI does not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by AAI but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to AAI. Therefore, AAI cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- Gas Metal Arc Welding
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
- Flux-cored Arc Welding
- Plasma Arc Cutting
- Welding Repairs
- Cleaning Welds
- Part Fabrication
What Does a Welder Do?
Still unsure if Combination Welding is the program for you? Let’s walk through some of the main tasks and day-to-day routine of what it looks like to be a welder.
- Reading and following specific blueprints
- Determining the required equipment
- Selecting the necessary welding method
- Preparing materials to meet project requirements
- Ensuring workplace safety and a safe working area
- Chipping and cleaning completed welds
- Repairing welds
- Creating machine parts, equipment, and motors
- Filling holes, indentations, and seams
- Welding a number of materials, such as: plates, pipes, carbon & low alloy steel pipe, aluminum pipe and plates
Ready to Take the First Step?
Start earning your way to the career you have been dreaming of with our hands-on programs at Arizona Automotive Institute. Centrally located within the Phoenix Metropolitan area, AAI is the perfect place to begin your journey in skills-based careers. Learn more about our programs or schedule a tour to visit our innovative learning labs and campus today.
At AAI, we want to support our students from enrollment to post-graduated. We have a number of employment partners to help you find the perfect job to start your career. Some of our combination welding partners are:
Welder Career Outlook
With welding being a highly versatile and sought-after skill, becoming a skilled combination welder will open up many opportunities for you in a wide variety of industries. An education with Arizona Automotive Institute will prepare you for a career opportunity.
*AAI does not guarantee employment or salary.
$29,470 to $64,240
What Our Graduates Say
Making money off of something I’m very passionate about is easy. It’s not really like working. It’s what I enjoy doing. Earning a paycheck in something that I love is great. I can’t put into words how it makes me feel.
The team here at AAI answered all of my questions and were able to help me in every aspect. If you would like to expand your future and expand your options, AAI is the place to go.
Are You Ready for Your New Career?
We’re here to help you for your dream career, not your next job. If you are ready to start the next chapter of your life and looking for the technical college that will get you there, Arizona Automotive Institute is ready to help.