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D1.1 Structural Welding Training and Certification Course

February 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


D1.1 Structural Welding Training and Certification Course


Evening Classes (3.5hrs/day; 12 weeks)

Classes start February 19, 2018

Call Todd at 717-653-8106 for class times


Gain In-demand Welding Certification & Skills through Classes at ABC Keystone

ABC Keystone is your source for welding training in Pennsylvania. Train for D1.1 Structural Welding Certification or utilize booth space to brush up on your skills and get certified in either D1.1 or D1.3.  Welding training is offered through “block time” programs that train welders efficiently and thoroughly, getting them out on the job quickly. A well-equipped six booth welding lab is set up in the training center to offer you or your employees hands-on training. Of the six-week block program totaling 180 hours, 80% of your time will be spent in the booths.

Upon completion of the program, testing is performed to verify qualifications, and all testing is done by an independent third-party partner. The feedback from the third-party testing facility regarding the quality of our students’ welds has been excellent.


Benefits of Attending:

  • Learn from a professional, experienced instructor who holds several welding certifications
  • Gain 180 hours of training – 80% of instruction time is spent in the booth with hands-on training
  • Receive D1.1 Welding Certification

Develop Your Knowledge and Learn More About:

  • Fundamentals in Shield Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Cutting (SMAC)
  • Oxygen Arc Cutting (OAC) and more!

NCCER modules and curriculum training

Who Should Attend:

Individuals looking to start a new career and enhance your earning power quickly and employees who are currently on the job welding and need certification will benefit from this training.


Ruben Martinez, Welding Instructor, ABC Keystone, holds multiple welding certifications and has 20+ years of experience in the field. Ruben has been a certified NCCER Welding Instructor for the WFL Welding School (Mission, TX); South Texas Vo Tech Institute (Weslaco, TX), and McAllen Career Institute (McAllen, TX). Prior to instructing welding students, Ruben also worked as a Senior Welder for GE Aircraft Engines (McAllen, Texas). In his spare time, he enjoys restoring military vehicles, and has fully restored a M-4 Sherman tank and a M-3 half-track as well as many other vehicles.

Price includes: set of tools, welding hood and other essentials tools ($200 value!)

Preferred registration date: February 12, 2018

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February 19, 2018
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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ABC Keystone
135 Shellyland Road
Manheim, PA 17545 United States
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