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About us 

Acceptance into John Marshall welding class starts the beginning of 11th grade after applications and interviews have been completed prior to summer break at the end of your 10th year. Career Exploration during 10th grade is highly recommended by the students of the class. This class is great for anyone looking to pursue a welding career after graduation. Some recommended classes to take with the welding course include Blueprint Reading, Trigonometry, and geometry. In this class students will learn to: build and repair metal constructs. Work with Aluminum, Cast Iron, Stainless and Mild Steel.


Why choose us

A formal Education in welding teaches practical hands-on training, math skills, and classroom training as requires, which is essential to employment as a professional welder in any industry. With the welding industry being so competitive, getting an early start while in high school and gaining on-job training is beneficial for any industry in a career in welding.


  • Gas Tungsten Arc-Welding (TIG)

  • Gas Metal Arc-Welding (MIG)

  • Shielded Metal Arc-Welding (SMAW)

  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Brazing

Upon completion of these courses, students will have the opportunity to receive state Certifications in the following:


  • ​7018 plate with backing

  • 6010 open root 7018 fill 

  • Pipe 6010 open root 6g position


  • Plate with backing

  • Pipe open root 6g position 


  • Plate open root 

  • Pipe 6g position open root 


  • Plate with backing 


Dress code 

Students will be required to wear long sleeves, long pants, and leather boots. A fabricate head covering is recommended to protect their head from UV rays and falling sparks. All welding and cutting operations will require a hood with the proper shade lens. You will not be required to buy your own welding hood as one will be supplied.


Room 149


(304) 843-4444


Reach out if you have any questions.

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