WELDING I & II – #8672/#8673:
- Prepares and links students to employment with local manufacturers i.e. Newport News Shipbuilding, Liebherr, Master Machines
- Virginia has over 7,000 welders, earning between $36,000 and $60,000 before overtime
- Hampton Roads area has the highest number and paying jobs for welders in Virginia
Statewide welding has a very good job growth rate and employment opportunity on the Peninsula
- Two year course
Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Gas Metal Arc Welding –(Metal Inert Gas) MIG, Pulse Arc, Short Arc
Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
Welding with Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel,
aluminum, Oxy acetylene burning
Carbon arcing and Plasma Cutting
Good attendance, attitude and work ethic.
Good eye hand coordination.
Butler Farm, Hampton and Woodside Lane, Newport News
SESSIONS: A.M. and P.M.
Butler Farm: 20 students per AM and PM class.
Woodside Lane: 20 students per AM and PM class.
1st year:National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Certificate, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 Card
2nd Year, American Welding Society (AWS) Entry Level Welder Certification
STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS: Skills USA, AWS
BIO:INSTRUCTOR Butler Farm: Ed Dupree, firstname.lastname@example.org 757-766-1100 ext 3344
21 years of teaching at New Horizons
Welding since 1981 with 18 years spent in the Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) as a welder on submarines and carriers as well as a make-up foreman and welding instructor
Earned 35 different welding qualifications during his tenure at the (NNS)
Core Curricula Instructor National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)
AWS Instructors Institute
National Center for Construction and Education welding certificate
Extensive experience in: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Thermal Cutting operations.
INSTRUCTOR Woodside Lane: Pierrette Swan, email@example.com 757-874-4444 ext 5584
Sub Arc Operator