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WELDING ACADEMY

SHORT-TERM TRAINING

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About the Welding Academy
Short-Term Training

No cost to trainees. $500/week attendance incentive.

In partnership with General Dynamic Bath Iron Works. Topics covered include: out of position T-joint welds, groove welds, vertical welds, stick and flux core, oxy cutting, plasma cutting, non-destructive and destructive testing — and more!

What opportunities does this program provide?

Put Your Skills to Work

Upon completion of this accelerated program you will be aligned to enter the workforce. General Dynamics Bath Iron works will conduct job interviews with qualified applicants upon completion of the program.

Continue Your Education

Interested in continuing to build your skills? Further your education by enrolling in one of our certificate or degree programs which lead to advanced and expanded career opportunities upon graduation.

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How do I complete this program?

Browse the information below to learn what is involved in qualifying for and completing this program.

Successfully complete training in:

  • Out of position T-joint welds, groove welds, vertical welds
  • Stick and flux core, oxy cutting, plasma cutting
  • Non-destructive and destructive testing
  • And more!

Completion Time & Location

3-weeks

SMCC Midcoast Campus – Brunswick. Inquire about upcoming sessions.

Prerequisites

To qualify for this training you must meet the following prerequisites:

  • At least 18 years old
  • High School diploma, GED or HiSet
  • U.S. Citizenship and/or authorization to work in the US required.
  • Preference given to those with previous trade experience or training
  • Testing may be required

COMPLETION TIME

3 WEEKS

*Estimated completion time.

NO COST

TO QUALIFIED TRAINEES

$500/WEEK

ATTENDANCE INCENTIVE

LOCATION

MIDCOAST CAMPUS IN BRUNSWICK

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Have Questions?

We’re here to help. Contact us at workforceregistration@smccME.edu or 207-741-5955.

Applicants who are not US Citizens and are from prohibited countries as designated in the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations may be disqualified from working at GDBIW. For a Current list of Prohibited countries please click here.

THANKS TO THE SUPPORT OF:

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Harold Alfond Center

The Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan