Program Overview

Welding is in high demand, everywhere! Students will get ready for this bustling field by learning to design, build, and repair projects using many types of welding such as: Shielded Metal Arc, Gas Metal Arc, Gas Tungsten Arc, and Flux Cored Arc. Along the way, students can earn multiple certifications and launch their career early with work-based learning opportunities as a senior.

A welder is cutting sheet metal with an instructor guiding him from behind.

What you will learn

  • Blueprint reading

  • Tool use and workplace safety

  • Design and build projects

  • Fabrication

  • Shielded metal arc

  • Gas metal arc

  • Gas tungsten arc

  • Flux cored arc

Career Pathways

Choose an industry that interests you and puts your welding skills to work. Welders are in high demand in careers such as:

  • Business owner

  • Laser technician

  • Metal artist

  • Robotics welder

  • Sales representative

  • Underwater welder

  • Welder/fitter

  • Welding technician

A male student is watching the automated sheet metal cutter send sparks into the air.

What else do I need to know?


Eastland Career Center
4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Program Length

This is a two-year program designed for juniors and seniors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Students that enroll in this program participate in the SkillsUSA career-technical student organization. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.


Meet Your Instructor

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Brian Huston