MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – (Tuesday, March 19, 2019) Berkeley County will host information meetings to provide training for welding positions on Monday, April 1 at Timberland High School and Monday, April 8 at Cross High School. It is open to Berkeley County residents looking for career opportunities in the metals fabrication field. You must provide proof of residency at the event.
When: Monday, April 1, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Where: Timberland High School, 1418 Gravel Hill Rd. Saint Stephen, SC 29479
When: Monday, April 8, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Where: Cross High School, 1293 Old Hwy 6, Cross, SC 29436
Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about employment opportunities with W International, a premier metals fabricator opening a new production facility at Bushy Park in Goose Creek, SC. Experienced welders who attend the meeting will be able to apply for employment and new hire training with W through Ready SC. Non-experienced welders will be able to sign-up for several training opportunities including a 14-week Gas Metal Arc Welding Fundamentals Course that will begin in May at Trident Technical College Thornley Campus.
Through a partnership with W International and Berkeley County School District, new welding programs will be offered at Timberland and Cross High Schools for high school students and adults. The adult welding programs will be offered in the evenings through Berkeley County School District’s adult education program. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about this training and how to qualify for the Timberland course starting in August 2019 and the Cross course starting in January of 2020.
The information session will include presentations from representatives at Trident Technical College, ReadySC, Adult Education with Berkeley County School District, Eckert Connects, and other training resource providers.