There are no special admission requirements for programs in Industrial
Typically, a graduate
with an associate degree and no experience could receive starting wages in the
$15.00 - $18.00 per hour range, which equates to $31,200.00 - $37,440.00
annually (without overtime). Again, these wages are based on a graduate not
having prior experience in the field and are also dependent upon the company
from which employment is attained. Each company will offer different levels of
compensation based on their company policy. If a graduate has prior work
experience, he/she could possibly find the starting wages to be higher ($18.00
average wages for the YTC service area is approximately $22.00/hour. There are
some industries in the YTC service area that are paying higher wages (+$25.00)
based on the technology in the plant and the required experience(s) that an
employee may possess. Overtime is a common occurrence for those that work in
the manufacturing industry. This can significantly increase an employee's total
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The Basic Welding Certificate program is designed to provide basic skills in gas and arc welding in a variety of applications.
The Basic Welding Certificate program is designed to provide basic skills in gas and arc welding in a variety of
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The MIG, TIG, and Pipe Welding Certificate program focuses on more advanced welding applications for those who have basic welding skills.
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The Welding Diploma program is designed to provide graduates with skills in gas, arc, TIG, and MIG welding. The program is based on the recommended practices of the American Welding Society (AWS). Students receive extensive hands-on experience for a variety of applications.
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