I-BEST Entry Level Welder


This program is offered spring and summer quarters in our new AMTEC building!

This two-quarter I-BEST program prepares students for entry-level positions in welding. Students earn the Entry Level Welder certificate upon successful completion of both quarters.  Spring quarter includes  Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA) classtime focused on welding terminology and math plus I-BEST support for the OSHA 30 Safety class; the summer class focuses on industrial safety and gas metal arc welding to build welding skills along with support for  ABE and ELA.
New this spring! I-BEST team-taught Blueprint Reading class for enhanced job skills!

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Industrial Standards for Welding
  • OSHA 30
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Industrial Safety
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Welding Skills Building
  • English Language Acquisiton (ELA) and Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Program highlights:

  • Trade-specific skills training while earning WABO certification
  • Job placement assistance
  • Financial assistance may be available

Check out the Welding and Fabrication department site.

For more information contact Karen Manley at 425-388-9159 or email at ibest@everettcc.edu.