Need a reason to enroll in Fort Vancouver High School’s half-day Welding/Fabrication Technology program? Here are 10 of them:
10. Welding class is about much more than just welding.
9. Welding class gives you self-confidence and builds your self-esteem.
8. Welding class changes the way you think about the technical world around you.
7. Welding class encourages responsibility.
6. Welding class is about problem-solving.
5. Welding class teaches teamwork.
4. Welding is a good introduction to skilled trades.
3. Welding class teaches science.
2. Welding class teaches safety.
1. Welding class is fun.
And here’s one more: The median pay is $17.99 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
So, ready to begin welding? Apply to the program by Friday, March 4, 2016.
Students who will be in grades 10-12 during the 2016-17 school year should apply online by Friday, March 4, 2016, at 4 p.m. PST. The program is free for accepted students, but an application is required.
- Talk to a school counselor.
- Email the program coordinator.
- Call 360-313-4000.