Welding classes are open and running in an adjusted format at the Earlbeck Technical Center. Social distancing guidelines and protocols are being followed. Enroll today!
AACC, in partnership with Earlbeck Gases and Technologies, can help you become a welder through state-of-the-art training in STICK, MIG and TIG welding. Help meet the demand for qualified, certified welders in the Baltimore/Washington area and prepare for immediate employment.
Students receive classroom and hands-on training using the latest welding equipment available in the industry. We will offer classes in the Clauson Center for Innovation and Skilled Trades at AACC’s Arnold campus.
Daytime and evening classes will also be offered at the Earlbeck Gases and Technologies Training facility throughout the year. Earlbeck is an American Welding Society accredited-tested facility.
Clauson Center for Innovation and Skilled Trades (CCIT)
AACC Arnold Campus Map
Earlbeck Gases and Technologies
8204 Pulaski Highway
Baltimore, MD 21237
Tours are available by appointment. Call Earlbeck instructional staff at 410-687-8400.
The prices below represent the cost for Anne Arundel County residents, including tuition and fees.
Salaries are highly competitive. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, entry-level welders can make $18 per hour, while experienced welders with multiple American Welding Society (AWS) certifications can double or triple their wages.
The introductory courses below are the entry point for individuals who are new to the welding profession.
Fundamentals of Welding Certified Training (OPT-394) is combined with an intermediate STICK, MIG or TIG structural certification course in a bundle package, which provides a cost-savings option.
The intermediate welding courses below build on the fundamental course, are specialized in one welding process and culminate in an American Welding Society structural welder certification: AWS D1.1. All structural welding courses require the knowledge from the Fundamentals of Welding or Welding for Work courses. Experienced professional welders may request to enter these courses directly.
The specialized welding courses below build on the Fundamentals of Welding and structural courses to advance a welder’s skills in specialized welding applications. All specialized welding courses require the completion of the intermediate level of welding. Experienced professional welders may request to enter these courses directly.
Upon successful completion of Welding for Work, students earn an AACC continuing education certificate for each training (STICK, MIG, TIG) in addition to an American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 welder certification, CEUs and an Earlbeck Certification of Completion award.