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Workforce Development Division Offers Certified Welder Program



Our 20-hour program, offered in partnership with American Iron Works and taught by certified welders, trains students in Oxy-fuel gas cutting and shielded metal arc welding processes. Topics include: safety; welding equipment, materials and use; Oxy-fuel cutting, welding and proper use of a grinder; shielded metal arc welding. At the conclusion, students will take a practical exam for designation as a Certified Welder by the American Welding Society. All materials are provided, including: Welder’s hood and gloves, Welder’s fire retardant jacket and practical exam.

This course starts place on April 23, 2016. Visit our website below to register.


Workforce Development Division Delivers High Performance Workforce Training


President Obama and NOVA’s Workforce Development Division VP William Gary

On Monday February 13, 2012 on the Annandale campus of Northern Virginia Community College President Obama announced a plan to help community colleges collaborate with local businesses to try to equip 2 million Americans with the skills they need to get a job right now.  

The Workforce Development Division has partnered with businesses throughout Northern Virginia to deliver customized training in a variety of high job growth industries.  For more information and to setup a no cost needs assessment please visit our website www.nvcc.edu/workforce