Suggested Elective Courses: Engineering Design, Biotechnology, Oceanography, Aquatic Ecology, Navy Jr. ROTC, Intro to Microbiology, Robotics 1 & 2, CADD to name a few.

Instructor: Jamie Cotnoir

Contact: / 401-822-9499;287

Advanced Welding, Shipfitting and Manufacturing

The Advanced Welding & Shipfitting program is a multifaceted program that includes  training in maritime welding, using computer aided design, and manufacturing.   Our welding lab has . This program also offers upperclass students opportunities for advanced training off campus at New England Tech and the Westerly Education Center (CCRI satelite campus).  Industry mentors from Electric Boat provide support for classroom training, job prospects, and internship opportunities.  Local businesses also provide students with opportunities for job training through internships.  Career exploration is an important part of the program and will incorporate guest speakers and field trips to various businesses.

Some examples of careers from this program of study are:  Tool and Die Maker, Welder, Precision Operator, Sheet Metal Worker, Production Associate, Pattern & Model Maker, Design Engineer, Production Manager, Process Improvement, Industrial Maintenance Technician.

Students can earn the following credentials:

  • Earn college credit at one of our partner schools
  • NCCER certification
  • OSHA General Safety certification

For a more comprehensive list of careers through this program of study go to: