FREE WELDING
& METAL FABRICATION COURSE

Class Size is Limited to 8

The Greater New Bedford Workforce Board and Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School have joined efforts to help decrease the shortage of qualified skilled tradespersons to meet the demands of the 21st century.

This free opportunity is funded by the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development.

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WELDING & METAL FABRICATION
FREE TRAINING PROGRAM

Old Colony Regional Vocational Technical High School
476 North Avenue, Rochester, MA 02770

CLASSES START Monday, January 13, 2020. This is an adult education course offered afternoons Monday & Wednesday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for a total of 14 weeks beginning in January 2020. Students completing the program will be prepared for entry level jobs and will earn OSHA 10 and Hot Work Certification upon completion.

Contact Karen Willis at 508-990-4131

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This hands-on course is designed to give studenhttps://masshiregnbcc.com/ts a basic understanding of metal fabrication and welding. The student will have the opportunity to learn by doing. The following areas will be covered:

  • Fabrication equipment, hand tools & shop safety
  • Welding processes GMAW (MIG), GTAW (TIG) and SMAW (Stick)
  • Weld wire and consumables
  • Weld techniques, Joint types & positions
  • Torch cutting processes – plasma & oxy-acetylene
  • Material identification
  • OSHA 10 and Hot Work certification

PREREQUISITES

  • Be present every day and be on time
  • Serious, committed and ready for work upon completion of the program – placement assistance is provided
  • Basic math, reading and writing skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Pass CORI
  • Ages 18+ and high school diploma or equivalent
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