Rhode Island Makers Training Program Welding Training - Fall 2023

Riverside, RI 02915

Posted: 09/13/2023 Industry: Manufacturing/Warehouse Job Number: 3447

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for the Rhode Island Makers Training Program (Welding), a free welding training program to help interested job seekers re-enter the workforce with new skills and abilities.

The Rhode Island Makers Training Program is currently seeking candidates for a free, 5-week long welding training program that will take place at the state-of-the-art training facility of the UA Local 51 in East Providence, RI. This  is a 100+ hour welding training where candidates will learn the necessary skills required to establish entry-level careers in the field of welding and/or other hands-on, advanced manufacturing roles where welding skills are needed.  The skills covered include but are not limited to - the use and care of tools, OSHA-10, safety in the workplace, basic welding theory, equipment training, basic math, and practical application.  Candidates will also participate in a 40-hour work readiness program to fully prepare them for employment opportunities post-graduation.  Class size is limited and candidates will need to apply and interview for consideration.  Please see below for additional information.

Training Title: Rhode Island Makers Training Program (Welding)

Start Date: October 30th

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

Where: Riverside, RI (in-person, hands-on training)


- Rhode Island Resident

- Unemployed or Underemployed (if unsure, we'll let you know!)

- Must be 18yrs. and older

- High school diploma/GED

- Basic math skills required

- Must be able to lift 50lbs. or more

- Access to reliable transportation to and from class

- Background check & drug test 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 seekers back to work.

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