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Information sessions

Want to participate in our welding program? You are welcome to attend one of these information sessions. No sign up is necessary. We always have room for you. Sessions cover:

  • How to get on the Welding shop course request form
  • How to manage your first term in welding, what classes to take and credit load
  • Goal setting – certificates and/or AAS 2-year degree
  • Registration dates and details
  • Welding as an open entry, open exit program – what can and cannot be done
  • Required tool set and estimated costs
  • Deletion for non-payment
  • Standards of academic progress – how to stay in school and be successful
  • Your student resources, including your presenter and advisor

Choose a session

  • Interested in the Maritime Welding cohort option or other welding classes at Swan Island? Attend a Swan Island session.
  • Interested in welding classes at OMIC at the Columbia County Center? Attend a Rock Creek and OMIC session.

Rock Creek and OMIC at Columbia County

All info sessions are via Zoom – to get an invite to attend, email Annette Murphy, Program Advisor.

Dates and times
  • Monday, Nov. 8, 5-7pm
  • Tuesday, November 23, 5-7pm
  • Thursday, December 9, 5-7pm
  • Wednesday, December 15, 12-2pm

Swan Island

Welding information sessions are held one-on-one by appointment and on pre-scheduled dates and times via Zoom.

Participants must register in advance for Zoom meetings:

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

If you have questions or if you would like to schedule a one-on-one appointment, please contact Sal Castaneda, program advisor, for more information.