HOURS AND DAYS OF ATTENDANCE
Full time Day Classes:
All full time day classes meet daily, Monday through Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm in our ND locations Labor Day through Memorial Day and 7:00am – 3:30pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. In our MN location 7:00am – 3:30pm. The net instructional hours of our day class(es) are 8 clock hours per day, 5 days per week, 40 clock hours per week.
Part time Night Classes:
The part time classes hours are Monday through Friday 6:00pm – 10:00pm. The net instructional hours of our day class(es) are 4 clock hours per day, 5 days per week, 20 clock hours per week.
Orientation times for each class will be announced to the student upon acceptance into the desired course. Students will be given one half hour for lunch.
The following is a list of the day school will not be in session due to a holiday:
- November 23-24, 2023
- December 25-26, 2023
- January 1, 2024
- May 27, 2024
- July 4-5, 2024
- September 2, 2024
- November 28-29, 2024
- December 24-25, 2024
For our additional Skills Courses, please contact the Admissions Department for specific Start Dates. Please note, some of those courses do have prerequisites that must be met before enrolling.
BISMARCK, ND 2023 – 2024
|Orientation Date||Start Date||480 Hour Combination Welder I||120 Hour GMAW||200 Hour GMAW||SMAW|
120 Hour 200 Hour
|40 Hour GTAW|
* Indication that this start date might be affected by a holiday.