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
- Manufacturing Worker
- Steel Worker
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.