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The Welding program provides students the opportunity to gain technical skills for a career in the welding industry. Students will become certified in Gas Metal Arc, Shielded Metal Arc, Flux Core Arc, and Gas Tungsten Arc. Students will learn how to permanently join metals together through the study and application of these various welding techniques. The majority of students in this program will be job-ready and working in the field during their senior year while also earning more than 12 points in industry credentials.

Welding Instructor

Dennis Naples

Phone: 330-729-4100 EXT: 1457


Teacher Site: Click Here

Meet The Machine Academy Teachers

Students in this program will learn:

  • MIG, TIG, and SMAW
  • Quality Control Application
  • Computer Design and Fabrication
  • Fabrication TEchniques
  • FCAW Welding
  • Shop Safety
  • Metal Cutting Through OxyFuel Processes

College Connection

Welding Higher Education Options

Articulation Agreements Institutions:

Career Resources

Welding Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Entry-level welder in stick, MIG, & flux core
  • Welders helper
  • All-purpose welder
  • Welding salesman
  • Maintenance welder
  • Fabricator
  • Set up welder

Welding Industry Credentials

  • American Welding Society (AWS) 12 points
  • NCCER Core and Level 1- 12 points

Welding Industry Organization

SkillsUSA Ohio

The Ohio Association of SkillsUSA is a Career-Technical Student Organization serving students in High School and College Post-Secondary Industrial, Engineering and Health Career Training programs in Ohio.

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Mahoning County Career & Technical Center

7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406

High School - 330-729-4000 Adult Division - 330-729-4100

The MCCTC offers a group of passionate professionals ready to help you begin your career. Since 1972, MCCTC has provided thousands of students with the education to lead a successful career and life. Once enrolled in one of our diverse programs, your options and potential are limitless.

The Mahoning County Career and Technical Center offers adults an opportunity to start or advance in a career. MCCTC Adult Career Center offers Industry Credential Programs, professional development classes and other courses to put you on the right track.

Governing Board Members

  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, President
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Vice-President
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Jeffery Good, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Mr. Michael Stanko, Board Member
  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, Board Member
  • John Zehentbauer - Superintendent

Additional Board Information

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