Welding and Fabrication

Welding and Fabrication

General Information

The Welding Program at Everett Community College offers a wide variety of classes to meet the needs of students whose goals range from those seeking employment in the Metal Trades Industry to the home hobbyist. Classes are offered both days and evenings. We teach all major welding and cutting processes, including: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, FCAW-S, GTAW, OAC, PAC; welding on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum; hand and machine torch cutting; and field welding techniques. Extensive classes in Blueprint Reading, Layout and Metallurgy are offered. W.A.B.O. state welding certification tests are available to our students and to the public by appointment.

The emphasis in the Welding Program is not only on welding skills, but also on fabrication techniques, which is a unique feature of the EVCC program. This series of classes includes Heavy Plate Fabrication, Sheetmetal Fabrication, Pipefitting and Pipe systems Fabrication, Structural Steel Fabrication, and Field-Welding techniques.

Get Started

Attend a free information session at EvCC's Advanced Manufacturing Training & Education Center (AMTEC) in Everett. Information sessions are held once a month on Wednesdays at 6 pm.

Information session dates are April 12, May 17, and June 14.

Contact Robyn at mfg@everettcc.edu or 425-388-9570 for information about free information sessions and to get a free parking pass.

Ready to sign up? Register March 6 for spring quarter.

Need help getting started?

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Career Opportunities

Welders may find employment in places such as: manufacturing and repair shops, shipbuilding yards, the  aerospace industry, construction of buildings, bridges and other structures; also joining pipes for pipelines, power plants, refineries and the high-tech sector using CNC controlled equipment. Welders can advance to more skilled jobs with additional training and experience. Opportunities exist to become supervisors, inspectors and instructors.

Advanced Training Options

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)  is designed to give students with two-year applied or technical degrees the opportunity to advance their careers by furthering their education. This dynamic program adds the business component to the technical knowledge area to make the student more marketable in their knowledge area. Continue your education in Everett, in-person and online course work available. Contact Terry at linklett@cwu.edu for more information.