Instructor: Mr. Shawn Golden


This class involves learning safe working habits, terminologies, basic and advanced welding in all positions, and various metal cutting processes. Class work will consist of approximately 10-15% theory and the remainder will be hands on shop work. Good vision, basic math knowledge, ability to lift 50 pounds, good eye-hand coordination, and able to take orders are essential.

Uniform Requirements

  • Work Boots
  • Long sleeve work shirt
  • Coveralls or work clothes
  • Helmet
  • Leather Gloves
  • Leather Sleeves
  • Safety glasses (provided)


Career Potential Upon Completion of the Program

  • Structural Welder Maintenance Welder/Tacker
  • Military (train for special welding)
  • Shop Welder
  • Welder Helper
  • Maintenance/Repair Welder

Career Potential with further Education and Training

  • Boilermaker
  • Pipe Fitters
  • Metallurgists
  • Engineer
  • Under-Water Welder
  • Weld Inspector
  • Welding Machine Operator, Gas & Arc

Nondiscrimination Policy


The Greene County Career & Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs or activities. Career and Technical Education program offerings include: Automotive Collision and Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Building and Construction Occupations, Computer Networking Technology, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical Occupations, Emergency and Medical Services, Health Assistant, Precision Machining, Welding and Licensed Practical Nursing (adults only). Admission to the programs depends upon availability and class size and sending school districts criteria. Inquires may be directed to the Greene County Career and Technology’s Title IX Coordinator/Assistant Director, Katie Sleasman at [email protected] or the Section 504 Coordinator/Executive Director, Mark Krupa at [email protected]. Inquires can also be sent to 60 Zimmerman Drive, Waynesburg, PA 15370 or you may call 724-627-3106.