Career Training

Welding Training



6461 - Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment. (TABE)
This is a 342 hour Welding Program providing instruction in basic welding skills and then moving into more advanced welding procedures. Students will gain hands-on experience using the tools, equipment and consumables of the welding trade and receive training of in-depth skills with concentration on techniques and proficiency in the welding field. Areas of instruction include blue print reading, welding symbols, theory and practice in all aspects of welding to include Stick, Mig and Tig (SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW). More advance skills such as out of position welding (vertical up and overhead), oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting and welding on materials such as stainless steel and aluminum will enhance the student’s skill level and overall welding abilities. Class will include visits to local manufacturing facilities and resume building. Upon successful completion of this program a GST BOCES certificate will be issued.

*Includes book and kit fee.
Call 739-7905 to schedule a TABE assessment
Qualifies for Partial FAFSA
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Location:Bush Campus Bldg 2

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Welding for the Hobbyist

6463 - Pre-requisite: Must complete entrance assessment. Learn the basic welding skills for the hobbyist. You gain a basic knowledge of mig, tig and stick welding and cutting torches. You many bring a small job or project, if you have one. You must provide your own protection gear if not purchasing welding kit.

*welding kit available for additional $175