Extended Learning Welding Technology

Extended Learning classes do not contribute to a degree. If you’re interested in an associate degree or transfer to a 4-year university, please visit the Reedley College Pathways page.

All Extending Learning classes are tuition-free. There is health fee paid each semester regardless of the number of classes taken. The health fee is $21 fall and spring semester and $18 for summer for classes on Reedley College campus. For students taking classes exclusively online or off campus, the health fee is $13. Other fees might include materials; the estimated cost for each class can be found in the table(s) below.

View Extended Learning/Noncredit Schedule of Classes 

Summer 2024 Fall 2024

Degrees and Certificates

Each Welding Technology course requires the same safety gear, which can be purchased for $100-$300 depending on the quality. This safety gear is not typically provided by workplaces. Purchasing high-quality protective gear is a great investment for the courses and future career.

Course Code  Hours Course Title
WELD 341  90 hours  Welding Essentials 
WELD 377  9-108 hours  Assistance in Welding 

Course Code  Hours Course Title
WELD 360  162 hours  Intro to Welding 
WELD 361  171 hours  Intermediate welding 

Course Code  Hours Course Title
WELD 362  225 hours  Advanced welding 
WELD 363  108 hours  Welding certification preparation