Successful graduates can go directly to work as steel or ironworker apprentices. They may also work as an arc welder, certified welder, flame gutter, gas welder, welding engineer, welding mechanic, or welding inspector. The program serves as a foundation for many other career fields such as aviation, construction, auto body repair, and engineering. Students may also choose to enroll in college or other post-secondary institutions for further training. Upon successful completion, students can receive American Welding Society (AWS) Entry Level Certification.
- Students actively participate in the American Welding Society (AWS)
- SCVTS has direct employment partnerships with M. Davis & Sons, Inc. in Wilmington, Del. and William A. Schmidt & Sons, Inc. in Chester, Pa.
- Students who earn a welding certificate from SCVTS can also pursue diving certification through post-secondary training and work as an underwater welder (Starting wages for underwater welders begin at $110.00 per hour)
- The Welding Technology program is among the school’s most popular offerings, with full enrollment guaranteed almost every year
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