WW NDT Services Weld School

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The mission of WW NDT Services welding school is to train people in the art and technical skills of welding, while providing students with the needed ingenuity to excel in the education process to meet the changing needs of the welding fabrication industry.

Program Information:

In this program you will be introduced to many of the welding & fabricating techniques being used in the industry today. This is a hands‐on program where most of the instruction is based around class projects and practicing different welding techniques. You will also be exposed to national certifications that will allow you to go immediately into the workforce with acquired credentials

Why Choose WW NDT Services Weld School?

  • Work with highly trained and qualified instructors who are committed to your success
  • Learn and practice welding in a safe working environment
  • Receive a Diploma and Welder Performance Certification papers upon successful completion of the course
  • Combine your new welding skills with WW NDT Services excellent reputation in the welding industry and help to improve your chances of landing a great welding career.
  • Network with other students in the welding industry

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Course Overview:

420 hour, competency based program using American Welding Society Standards for Entry Level Welders using SENSE EG2.0 Training guidelines.

  • Occupation orientation
  • Safety & Health
  • Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation
  • Shield Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding & Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • OFC Thermal Cutting
  • Welding Inspection and Testing
  • Welder Certification Testing

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775 Court Street NE, Salem, Oregon 97301(503) 947-5751

Statistics

  • The Bureau of Labor statistics has welders/fabricator jobs rising in the United States at a rate of 22% and according to the AWS, More than 140,000 new welders will be needed by 2019 to replace retirees and meet rising demand from natural gas drillers, steel producers, automakers, pipe welders, infrastructure welders and more.
  • Market growth for welders in Oregon, according to Oregon Labor Market Information: “Employment in this occupation in 2010 was much larger than the statewide average for all occupations. This occupation is expected to grow at a somewhat faster rate than the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2020. The total number of job openings for Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers is projected to be much higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2020”.
  • According to “State of the Workforce Report produced by the Lane Workforce Partnership 2012”: Manufacturing employment is forecasted to increase by 13 percent between 2010 and 2020. Job openings are projected to grow approximately 4,424 due to replacement hiring needs and growth openings in manufacturing. The need to replace workers is due, in part, to an older workforce in manufacturing- almost 50% of the Lane County workforce is between the ages of 45 and 64. The 2011 average annual wage for manufacturing workers was $45,113.

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