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Welder/Fitter
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This intensive, hands-on training program offers participants the opportunity to become a member of a well-paying, skilled profession. Students will develop an understanding and proficiency in the areas of shop math, basic drafting, blueprint reading, safety (including OSHA certification), and the use of oxy/acetylene and plasma-arc cutting equipment. MIG (GMAW), TIG (GTAW), Flux-Core (FCAW) and Stick (SMAW) welding processes will be taught in all positions, as well as an introduction to basic pipe-welding processes. Training follows the standards set by the American Welding Society (AWS). The course includes job shadowing and a four-week internship. Welders are employed in industrial settings such as manufacturing, heavy construction, and repair shops.
 
FEE   $8,445*
Median loan debt incurred by students:    $3,123
Graduation Rate:    83% Liverpool
Job Placement Rate:    84% Liverpool
Program Length:    812 hours
Location:   Main Campus, Liverpool NY
 Thompson Road Campus, Syracuse NY
 Requirements:   OSHA Testing Fee ($25), Supply Fees for helmet, boots, jacket,  etc. ($245)
SOC Codes:    51-4121 U.S. Dept. of Labor 
  www.bls.gov/SOC
*Tuition subject to change. Estimated fees for books and supplies is $184.
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION
A new career is closer than you think! It all starts by attending an informational Open House, offered every Thursday at 1 p.m.
in Liverpool and Cortland. From there, you're just a few steps away from the career you deserve. 

For more information about our Welder/Fitter program, call our Liverpool office at (315) 453-4400. 
 
 
CONTACT:


 

  
OCM BOCES - Main Campus
110 Elwood Davis Road
Liverpool, NY 13088
P:  (315) 453-4455
or 1-800-444-4406



 

According to the American Welding Society, more than 50% of U.S. products require welding.
 
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