Are you interested in welding, building electronics and machines, or operating presses and computer-controlled machines? Manufacturing and fabrication jobs have some of the largest impact on the American economy, including jobs in mechatronics, a fast-growing field that spans robotics, artificial intelligence systems, and complex computerized electrical machines.
Welding and manufacturing jobs are in high demand across Virginia, and employers are looking for qualified, credentialed applicants to fill open vacancies. Our credential courses give you the skills you need for job planning, gas metal arc welding (GMAW/MIG welding), and operating, repairing, and maintaining complex machinery.
Credentials: Flux Core Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Measurement, Materials & Safety
Current Position: Welder Helper
Credentials: Shielded Metal Arc Welding
Current Position: Structural Welder
Virginia’s Community Colleges offer different training programs on each campus to respond to the needs of local employers. Your FastForward coach can tell you more about training programs and schedules at your local community college.