Welding Academy

  • Application Closed

    ***Unfortunately, due to Covid-19, in a mutual agreement with the Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center we will be unable to hold the Building Trades, Electrical, Heavy Equipment Operator, Laborers Training, and Welding Academy in the traditional manner in spring 2021.

    Please check this page often for the possibility of other training opportunities with the Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center and our local unions in the spring or early summer!



    Fairbanks Pipeline Training Center Complex, 3580 Cartwright Road. 

    Students MUST provide their own transportation.


    Dates and Times: (Pending)

    Monday & Tuesday / 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm


    Course Description:

    Offered spring semester 2021, the Welding Academy course will provide a career exploration opportunity for students into high skill, high wage, and high demand occupations.  Topics will include but are not limited to:

    • Pipe Welding
    • Pipe Cutting
    • Stick
    • Flux-Core
    • TIG

    Successful completion of this course can be a pathway into union apprenticeships.

    Course Credit:

    This will be Pass/Fail outside credit course which will not be included in GPA calculations. There is a limit of twelve students per course. Motivated students may be allowed to take two of the Introduction to the Trades courses. The final selection of student participants will be made by the instructors of each Local in conjunction with counselors and CTE Director.



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Last Modified on October 29, 2020