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About the program

Completion of this course confers NCCER Maritime Industry (Core) and Maritime Welding Level 1 Certification.

Class type
In-person
Type
workforce
Industry
Engineering & Manufacturing
Length
6.5 Weeks
ESTIMATED COST
$4500
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Fast-track your career

  • Complete Core and Level 1 training in less than 7 weeks.
  • Hands-on training

Small Cohort

  • Benefit from learning with a small cohort and dedicated Lead Instructor who teaches and mentors throughout the entire course schedule.
  • Students work together throughout the day to break through tough technical concepts and gain valuable experience.

Financial Assistance

  • You may be eligible for assistance through Cameron County Workforce Solutions.
  • You may apply for assistance through Cameron County Workforce Solutions by completing the form.
  • Sallie Mae Loan Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to have experience before I apply for this course? What do I need to know?
No prior experience is required. We will be looking for applicants with an interest in learning how to weld specific to maritime welding.

What kind of financial/funding options are available?
Texas Workforce Development WIOA Funding Assistance

  • Award amount varies – $4,500 average
  • You may apply for assistance through Cameron County Workforce Solutions by completing the form.

Sallie Mae Smart Option Loan

  • Minimum borrowing amount of $1,000
  • Can cover required materials for training.
  • Credit-based, with co-sign option
  • More information and loan applications can be found here.

Self-Pay

  • Cash Pay

Please note: Any combination of these Funding Sources can be utilized to satisfy the total cost of $4,500.

How do I apply?
Simply click here and complete the application.

I have more questions. Who should I contact?
Jerry Briones
jerry.briones@tstc.edu
Phone: 956-364-4603

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