Welding

Person welding

We have 5 of your previous students from the Chesapeake Career Center that have been working for us for about 6 months now and they are working out fantastic. It was a real pleasure to have worked with Mr. Sommers to arrange that.

~Steve A. Lehmann, Bay Metals & Fabrication

Program Name: Welding I and II

Program Details:
2 Year Program
6 High School Credits

Dual Enrollment: Optional, up to 22 College Credits, Career Studies Certificate

Core Skills:
Drawings and welding symbols
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Flux Cored Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)
Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting
Plasma Arc Cutting
Carbon Arc Cutting
Visual Inspection Principles

Credential Opportunities:
SkillsUSA Welding
Workplace Readiness

Related Jobs:
Engine/Machine Assemblers
Forging Machine Operators
Shipbuilding and Repair
Welding inspector
Structural Iron and Steelworker
Industrial Boilermaker

Median Annual Income:
$42,490

Growth Rate:
Steady

Business Partners:
ARC3 Gasses
South Bay Industries
Technico Shipbuilding
Newport News Shipbuilding
Virginia Ship Repair Association
Auxiliary Systems
Oceaneering
Apprenticeship School
Hii Fleet Support Group