Associated Certification Available-NCCER: Core and Level 1 Welding


This is a National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Certified Program.

In this program, students have an opportunity to learn welding operations and techniques associated with brazing; shielded metal arc; gas tungsten and gas metal welding; plasma cutting; as well as blueprint reading and basic metallurgy.

Career opportunities exist as production welder, machine operator, fabricator, pipeline welder, job shop welder, construction welder, sheet metal mechanic, welding inspector, underwater welder-diver, engineer, creative designer, and weld shop owner.

Instructor:  Brad Martin


Welding student, Taylor Tinelli is a paid Pathways intern at the U. S. Coast Guard.  Through a program at the Coast Guard, Taylor is eligible for a permanent position following graduation and completion of 640 work hours. The Pathways program is instrumental in growing the future CG Yard workforce, and training the next generation of skilled leaders.