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This hybrid training prepares the student for a career in the Welding Industry by teaching the skills of welding, layout, cutting, and fitting of steel. These skills include welding with several different types of processes including SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), and FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding). Students will also learn about blueprint reading, safety, and metallurgy.

Training Details

Welding jobs can be found in just about any industry, and because of the huge shortage of skilled welders, every industry is actively hiring welders. Some of them are Energy, transportation, engineering, robotics, construction, agriculture, maritime, and military.

Welding is a great career for women as they show greater attention to detail, dexterity and motor skills, ability to multi-task and work efficiently.

This course is perfect for someone who enjoys working with the hands, probably in outdoor spaces, and/or interested in a change of the career pathway. The expected salary may range between $12/hr to $24/hr depending on experience.


Must be 18 or older
Proficiently read, write and speak English (bilingual is a plus)
Background friendly
A drug test might be required
Must have experience working in the elements (for youth could be a history of sports, summer jobs outdoors, etc).
Preferred an understanding and knowledge of what Welding is, pros and cons of Welding Requirements
To have a computer, desktop, laptop or tablet with audio and camera, to take virtual classes.
Have access to Wifi for the virtual training.


Have basic computer skills (you will take an assessment).
To have a valid ID and Social Security card or birth certificate.
To have the authorization to work in the USA.
TABE test might be required (to check math skills).
Low to moderate-income (proof of income will be required).
Self-certification will be provided for unemployed participants.
No sex offender records.

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