The course is 3 weeks (120 hours) long, designed to prepare candidates to enter a career in Marine Welding at various shipyards in the region. The course will cover the basics of stick welding with the AWS certification test included on the last day of class. The course provides the skills necessary for entry-level employment in the ship repair industry.
Students for this class will be screened and selected by the Virginia Ship Repair Association (VSRP). For selection requirements, please see shiprepairtraining.com. In a partnership with the Virginia Ship Repair Association, students selected for this program may enter into direct employment with a partner employer of VSRA.