Welding & Metal Fabrication Program | Certificate

North Country Career Center

Description

This is intended for high school students attending from within the district. College credits may be available as part of this program. Students from outside the district or adults who are not enrolled in high school can contact the center to apply for this program, as well.

This course prepares students for various construction welding trades. Areas that will be covered in the year one are: oxy-fuel cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), blueprint reading, metallurgy and occupational safety. Students will apply math, science, language arts and problem-solving skills in daily activities. In year two, students will study various applications of Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG). Students will be exposed to small business procedures, job estimation, and accounting. After rotation through all the areas, the student will select an area for in-depth study that includes career research.

This program includes the following credential(s): ACT National Career Readiness Certificate.

Cost For High School Students $0

  • For Adults $5,404

  • Cost information is approximate, please visit the program's website for the most up to date information available.

Financial Assistance

  • CTE funding sources

    For high school students attending from within the district, there is no cost to this program. For students from outside of the district and adults who are not enrolled in high school, local scholarships and other funding sources may be available. Follow the link and contact the CTE center for more information.

    State or Local Grant
    Institutional Grant
    Private Grant

Related Occupations

  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
  • Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Related Industries

  • Other Services (except Public Administration)
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
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