Rhode Island Makers Training Program (Welding)

Riverside, RI

Posted: 10/18/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1689

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates  for the Rhode Island Makers Training Program.

The Rhode Island Makers Training Program is currently seeking candidates for a 5-week welding training program that will take place in a state-of-the-art training facility in East Providence, RI (UA Local 51).  Candidates will be participate in a 40-hour work readiness boot camp to prepare them for the rigor of the program before beginning the 100+ hour welding training where candidates will learn new skills including the use and care of tools, OSHA 10, safety in the workplace, basic welding theory, equipment training, basic math, and practical application.  This training, coupled with the work readiness boot camp will prepare candidates for a variety of hands-on careers throughout Rhode Island. 

Training Title:  Rhode Island Makers Training Program

Start Date:  Fall 2019

Time: Mon-Fri. 8-4pm for 5 weeks

Where: 11 Hemingway Drive, Riverside, RI 02915


- Rhode Island Resident

- Unemployed or Underemployed

- Must be 18yrs. and older

- High school diploma/GED

- Basic math skills required

- Must be able to lift 50lbs. or more

- Reliable transportation (program takes place 1 week in Providence, 4 weeks in East Providence)

- Background check required

- Able to communicate effectively

- Willing to comply with safety procedures

- Excellent work ethic

- Authorized to work in the US.

- No previous welding experience is necessary

Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills RI before making a final decision on the candidate’ s acceptance into the program.


Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills RI’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the selection process.

Skills RI has agreements with training providers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

Duncan Ermer

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