Fast Track Welding

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Take the Fast Track Welding course, earn the credential, and receive a $1,000 award as a VA Ready Scholar.

Get started by calling Workforce Development at 757-569-6050 or emailing Workforce at

The Fast Track Welding Program is a rigorous 160 hour (4 week) training program with 20% instructional and 80% hands-on training in Marine Welding. Class prepares students for the American Welding Society (AWS) Certification exam (exam fee included in tuition fee).

The program is designed to meet the workforce needs of regional and area employers.

Class size is limited!

Fast Track Welding Associated Credential: AWS Certified Welder
Dates: To Be Determined
Days/Times: Mondays – Fridays, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Instructors: T. Smith and E. Stewart
Location: Camp Community College Hobbs Suffolk Campus, Mobile Welding Lab
Tuition: $3,000
WCG Price: $1,000

Student must be 16 years or older. No High School Diploma or GED required.

Visit Financial Assistance to learn about available grants and scholarships for eligible students.

Visit Workforce Registration to apply for grants, register, and pay for your class.

Registration Deadline for Non-credit Classes: All registration documents must be submitted by 4:00PM one (1) week prior to class start date.  Payments must be submitted by 4:00PM three (3) business days prior to class start date.

For more information, please contact Workforce Development at or call 757.569.6050.