Start an exciting career in welding
- Study close to home at our campus at our campus in Paterson
- Training in the core fundamentals of welding will allow you to find employment in a wide range of industries.
- Graduates are eligible for AWS (American Welding Society) Structural Standards (D1.1) and American Welding Society (Plate)
Frequently asked questions about Welding
What is welding?
Welding is important because it is actually one of the most essential journeyman trades in the world. Without welding, there would be no vehicles on the road and many buildings, gates and fences would cease to exist.
What do students learn for Welding?
Welding education requirements vary by employer. Some employers require welders to have a high school diploma and require completion of employer-based welding tests. Other employers look for a certificate or undergraduate degree from a technical school, vocational school or community college. Welders may also learn techniques through welding apprenticeships. Welders today rely on cutting edge technology in their everyday work. Having a transformative effect on the trade, technology has rapidly expanded and improved welding practices. From the development of arc welding to the refinement of laser cutting, welding is continually evolving.
What type of places or positions do welding students work in after graduation?
Welders can work anywhere in the world. Countless industries rely on welders for example:
- Medical devices
- Oil rigs
- Race cars
- Cell phones
What certifications and affiliations are offered through the Welding program?
American Welding Society offers specific certifications in various welding skills. Graduates of the HoHoKus School have the opportunity to earn this certification upon completion of training.
What kind of person is a good fit for Welding?
An individual with Math and Science kills, endurance, patience, good hand-eye coordination, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work alone with self motivation.