Welding - Level 1: Stick/MIG

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Manufacturing Engineering. 143601


With welders retiring at twice the pace of new welders coming into the field, it is anticipated that in the years to come there will be a need for 310,000 replacement and new positions. Grow your current skillset through this 30-hour training that focuses on Stick (SMAW) and MIG/wire feed (GMAW) welding. 

This course is designed as an introductory course to GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW. Students will learn welding theory while getting applied training of welds in various positions on various materials such as carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Students will focus on production welding with the end goal of workplace readiness.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



College of Southern Idaho - Workforce Training

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

315 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, Idaho

Local WIB

40 - REG-1 WIB 1-5

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Scholarship opportunties available at

Refund Policy

Requests for withdrawal and refund must be submitted in writting to within 48 hours prior to the start of the course/program. Accommodations may also be made to be transferred to another course section or to send another person on his/her behalf if prior arrangements are made. Refunds will be issues in the name of the student or company who paid for the class in the form of a check from the College of Southern Idaho. Please allow two to four weeks for processing.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Idaho Skillstack

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

In-State/District Tuition


Out-of-State/District Tuition


Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

51-4121.00Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
$18.00 per hour

Provider Status



315 Falls Ave, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

Phone Number

(208) 733-6554

Web Address

Last Updated

Sep 01, 2022


Mar 11, 2021


Feb 01, 2023

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