With Kern County’s emphasis on oil, agriculture, and manufacturing careers, welding is a high-demand job skill that will benefit you for year’s to come. ROC’s highly-regarded welding programs teach you basic welding techniques and worksite safety during their first semester. Then, during their second semester students build on their skills, applying the basic principles of cutting, grinding, and welding various metals using ARC, MIG, and TIG welding processes. Instruction in shop discipline and safety practices are emphasized throughout.
Certifications offered to students completing the Metal Fabrication course include:
Students earn 15 elective units each semester toward their high school graduation.
This is a career awareness class which instructs students on the basics necessary for entry-level employment. Successful Welding & Metal Fabrication students oftentimes pursue careers in the following: