Skill Up Fast - Production Welding Graduation

    06.23.17 | TSCT News

    Lancaster, PA - On Friday, June 23, 2017, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology graduated the latest students from the Skill Up Fast Program in Production Welding. 

    The air was filled with success and accomplishment. The graduates included recent high school grads, adult learners, clients from IU13 and PA CareerLink - an organization that provides supports and connecting links between job seekers  Lancaster County businesses that want to hire them. Each individual is now qualified to do entry level welding. They are able to understand the importance of welding in the modern manufacturing industry, properties of metals, gas, metal arc (GMAW) and Flux core arc welding (FCAW) techniques and Safety and fabrication blueprint reading .

     “It’s all about in-demand jobs and new starts”, says Pam McCarty, TAACCCT Grant coordinator, “There is a huge need for welders on all levels, and the 100 hour Production Welding class is a great way to get an introduction to the field and start your new career.”

    The students will get a taste of the different processes but learning and qualifying in one to prepare for a career in welding. 

    Here are the latest graduates to complete Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology's Skill Up Fast - Production Welding Program:















    "The short term program is just tip of the iceberg in the welding career field, there is so much to learn about the various processes in welding," says Instructor Leroy Begay, "the opportunity to career progression is available to those that try hard and become trust worthy and dependable. I would advise a student to never limit his/hers potential in the welding or any career field." 

     >Click here for photos of graduation day<

    There are immediate job openings at many levels in nearby industries with great opportunities to join a high-demand field and move up! Whether you're looking to learn a new skill or a new job, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology offers two short term programs: Metal Casting Technology & Production Welding! To learn more information:

     This training program is supported by partnerships with Tec Centro and PA CareerLink of Lancaster Co. and IU13

    For more information, please contact