Welding & Fabrication

Last Updated: 12/1/2020 7:59 PM

Did you know that more than half of all the products made in America require the skill of a welder during the manufacturing process? This is a fast growing occupation with many job opportunities. You will learn the techniques and skills necessary to fabricate and weld metals. Join the high-tech world of manufacturing.


Virtual Open House

Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at https://mypath.scctc.org/



Students develop skills through many hands-on applications that are taught in the Welding lab. Students visit local welding shops through job-shadowing opportunities in their junior year. During their senior year, students who demonstrate advanced skills have opportunities to get a job through the Early Job Placement Program or through the registered apprenticeship program.


Experience and Skills Gained

  • AWS Level 1 Certification
  • OSHA 10 Construction Industry Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • Blueprint reading & layout
  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc welding
  • Flux cored arc welding
  • Gas tungsten arc welding


Opportunities After Graduation

Students may further their education at a four-year university, community college, or technical institute. This program can be a valuable stepping stone by providing students with skills they can use to earn money while they pursue advanced training.


A Few of the Career Opportunities

  • Fabricator
  • Inspector
  • Manufacturing Worker
  • Steel Worker
  • Technologist/Engineer
  • Welder


College Scholarship Opportunities

$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.


Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value

OSHA 10 Hour Training - 1 Point

American Welding Society Certified Welder - 12 Points

CPR Training - 1 Point

Forklift Certification - 1 point

Pre Apprenticeship - 12 Points


Clark State Community College - Sem. Hrs.

WLD 1000     Introduction to Welding - 3 Credits

WLD 1010     Gas, Metal Arc Welding - 3 Credits

WLD 1020     Shielded Metal Arc Welding - 3 Credits

WLD 1030     Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - 3 Credits

INT 1000     OSHA 10 HR. General Safety - 1 Credit


Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.

All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.

Additional Info

Springfield-Clark Career Technology Center | 1901 Selma Road | Springfield, OH 45505
Phone: 937.325.7368
Fax: 937.325.7452