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About Welding Class 

The purpose of this course is to prepare students to make a successful start toward becoming a craftsman welder. Giving them the skills to work at any major construction sight as well as welding and fabricating shop. They can also receive Dual Enrollment at Southwest Virginia Community College (SWCC). The course also gives the students the opportunity to compete in skilled contests held each at District, State and National levels.

Length of Course: 3 year course

Two Free Scholarships For One Year.

Admission Requirements: Basic Math, good attendance records is recommended. The welding class will be open for 10th, 11th and 12th grade students.

Job Opportunities: Welder, Welder helpers, Welder Operators, Welding Inspectors, Welder assembler or Welder fitters, Welding shop supervisors, Welding salesperson, Welding shop owners, Welding Engineers.