IRON EAGLE WELDING ACADEMY: Family Owned and Operated By Welders, For Welders

Build your Legacy! Enroll in Welding School now to get certified and get started toward a great career.

Located in rural Stockton, Missouri, Iron Eagle Welding Academy offers a pristine facility built, managed & maintained with the ideology of making a learning environment conducive to the trade and skill of welding. 

The property includes a shop complete with individual welding booths. These include machines capable of SMAW (stick), GTAW (Tig or Heliarc) & GMAW (Mig), community cutting & plasma torches, and materials provided to each student, with an adjoining classroom, testing area & staff offices.

When the vision of Iron Eagle Welding Academy came to life, it was never about taking care of the man. It was about taking care of the place we call home, and serving a community that has served us well! The locals and the lake lovers alike. The realtors, the banks, the insurance companies; the contractors, the electricians, the roofers and plumbers; the restaurants, the lodging, the grocers & the lake! We want to build a legacy for this community and the communities that surround it. We welcome you to our ‘home’. We welcome you to the lake! We want to train YOU so you may build your own legacy!

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Pipefitting welder in training with mask on working on pipe

About Our Welding Training

Our goal and purpose is to train high-quality field welders & manufacturing welders, using methods logical & necessary to the industry.

High-Demand Skills

Professional welders are needed everywhere. Welding school and certification can provide worldwide career opportunities for you. 

Job Placement Assistance

Iron Eagle Welding Academy makes the promise to offer lifetime placement assistance to graduates of our welding programs.

Schedule: We have new welding courses starting every 2 -3 weeks.

Each start will begin on Monday with orientation outlining rules, regulations, introduction of staff and a shop walk-through. Each day of instruction will run from promptly 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, with a 30 minute lunch, 5 days per week, Monday thru Friday. Check out our start dates below.

  • January 4, 2021
  • January 18, 2021
  • February 1, 2021
  • February 15, 2021
  • March 1, 2021
  • March 15, 2021
  • March 29, 2021
  • April 12, 2021
  • April 26, 2021
  • May 10, 2021
  • May 24, 2021
  • June 7, 2021
  • June 21, 2021
  • July 5, 2021
  • July 19, 2021
  • August 2, 2021
  • August 16, 2021
  • August 30, 2021
  • September 13, 2021
  • September 27, 2021
  • October 11, 2021
  • October 25, 2021
  • November 11, 2021
  • November 22, 2021
  • December 6, 2021
  • December 20, 2021

Master Pipe Welding

Objective: We train individuals in structural and pipe welding for field and manufacturing type positions. Students are certified upon completion of this course.
  • 13-week course
  • 35 hours per week
  • 455 hours of instruction
  • SMAW-Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
  • GMAW-Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig)
  • GTAW-Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Tig)

Master Manufacturing & Structural Welding

Objective: We train individuals in structural welding for field and manufacturing type positions. Students are certified upon completion of this course.
  • 9-week course
  • 35 hours per week
  • 315 hours of instruction

Downhill Pipeline

Objective: We train individuals in downhill pipe welding for pipeline contractor positions. Students are certified upon completion of this course.
  • 4-week course
  • 35 hours per week
  • 140 hours of instruction
  • 6010, 7010, and 8010 Downhill Electrodes
  • Option: Choose 2 weeks of instruction for a discounted rate

Custom Welding

Objective: We invite individuals with a specific industry desire to acquire certification in SMAW, GMAW or GTAW. Students are certified upon completion of these courses.
  • Up to 6 weeks of instruction
  • Choose any number of weeks between 1 and 6

At Iron Eagle Welding Academy we are committed to keeping the student-to-instructor ratio well above the industry standard. This ensures more one-on-one time with students so that you get the best quality welding instruction possible.

Job Placement

We currently have contracts for job placement for pipeline work as pictured here. Contact us for more info.


For IEWA students needing housing, units are available upon request through a private contracted property manager.

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Missouri welding school and classes by Iron Eagle Welding Academy

16165 S Hwy 39, PO Box 308
Stockton, MO 65785

Business Hours

Office Hours:  Mon – Fri,  8 am – 3 pm
Instruction:  Mon – Fri,  7:30 am – 3 pm