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.
Hear what our Welding/Fabrication Technician students say about the program.
Joe Wisneski taps veterans benefits, One Workforce grant to discover new career in welding
Darek Johoske learns welding at GRCC before traveling the country
Andrea Ziebarth thrives in hands-on welding classes
Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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.
Where is it?
Leslie E. Tassell M-TEC
622 Godfrey SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503