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Welding / Fabrication Technician

As a Welder, your job may include basic duties such as cutting, brazing and welding of various metal components to more advanced duties such as Mig and Tig welding using aluminum and stainless steel.

Welders need to have an understanding of metallurgy, American Welding Society standards and welding equipment maintenance.

To be most effective in the manufacturing environment today, you will need to be able to read blueprints, perform basic shop math, read measurement tools and communicate effectively with others using today's welding terminology.

Class Length

18 Weeks

Monday - Thursday 7:30am-3:00pm
Friday 7:30am-11:30am

What Skills do you need to have prior to beginning training?

The applicant should demonstrate reading and math skills and the desire to work in a manufacturing environment. The ability to work with others, good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity are also required.

How much can you make?

Skilled entry-level starting wages currently average $10.00 to $15.00 per hour, depending upon the company and the competency and experience of the applicant.

Where is it?

Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC
622 Godfrey SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 234-3800
training@grcc.edu