Career Pathway

Learn Invaluable Welding Skills
Learn necessary tools of the trade that empower you to confidently explore a bright future in the in-demand field of welding.

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The Welding Pathway gives students the opportunity to learn about a career in metals on a first-hand basis. The pathway will cover design skills as well as the safety considerations, tools, and processes necessary for manipulating metals. Students will also learn computer-integrated manufacturing to prepare them for jobs in metal working shops and give them an edge in a welding career. This integrated, immersive, and work-based learning helps students forge a strong foundation for a welding career.

Career Pathways help students explore their talents and use their experiences in the classroom to help select career path that they are passionate about.

Prepare in the Classroom

Build a strong foundation with A-G approved courses and prepare yourself for an exciting new welding career. Classes include:

  • Welding CTE
  • Welding CTE 3

Get Real

Take what you learned out into the real world and see first-hand what awaits you in the field of welding. Hands-on, in-depth immersive experiences may include:

  • Guest Speakers
  • Workplace Tours
  • On or Off Site Internships
  • Certifications

Valuable Training for Exciting Careers

Kickstart your career path in welding with the help of our academic instruction and industry insight. Potential careers these programs help prepare you for include:

  • Welders
  • Cutters
  • Solderers
  • Brazers
  • Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • Materials Engineers
  • CNC Tool Operators

Industry Average: $XX,000 - $XX,000/Year
Projected Growth in Field: X% to X%

Ready to Weld?

Contact your college & career technician for availability. 
Programs are subject to change.

CE Teacher:
Jonathan Throckmorton
(805) 385-2787

A Hot Career Choice

If you’ve ever wanted to work with metals, whether for metal crafting, manufacturing, or forming industrial metals with heavy machine tools,  Channel Island’s Welding pathway gives students the opportunity to learn, build, and refine the skills needed to forge a career in welding.

Earn College Credits

Get a jump start on your college future by earning college credits and valuable real-world skills you can use for college and career.

Welding Associate of Science Degree, Welding Certificate of Achievement

So Cal Welding Training and Testing Center (SCWTTTC); AP & ASME & AWC Certifications