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D1.1 Structural Welding Training & Certification at ABC Keystone

Six Weeks to a New Career! Classes Starting Now!

Welders are In-demand!
Gain Welding Certification & Skills!

D1.1 Structural Welding classes conveniently located in Central PA. 

Classes starting now! Contact stephanie@abckeystone.org for details.

Welding combines scientific principles with manual skill. This career supports the building and maintenance of bridges, power plants, and much more. Trained welders have a knowledge of different types of metal and their physical properties, as well as the ability to read and understand drawings and blueprints. Get trained and certified in stick welding (D1.1) within 4 months and start earning the salary you deserve!

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 at ABC Keystone is offered through “block time” programs that train welders efficiently and thoroughly, getting them out on the job quickly. Gain skills and certifications that are in demand by the industry. A well-equipped six booth welding lab is set up in the training center to offer you or your employees hand-on training. Of the six-week block program totaling 180 hours, 80% of your time will be spent in the booths.

In addition to the welding training and certification program, the Chapter also offers a certification-only option utilizing a third party independent Certified Welding Inspector (CWI). This option will allow you to send your employees to ABC Keystone for welding assessment and training as needed to obtain their certification quickly.

The welding program from ABC Keystone allows you to access high-quality welding training for you or your employees in a convenient location in south-central PA. Take advantage of a shorter time-frame through the block program schedule which will allow for a quick return to the job with high level skills and certification. Benefit from a highly-skilled instructor with years of experience.

If you are looking for a new career, or if you are ready to take your career to the next level, contact us to discover how you can drastically increase your pay and career opportunities in as little as six weeks!

Contact Stephanie Larkin, Vice President Education, Safety & Workforce Development, at the Chapter office for more information or to register for classes.

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James Stewart, Welding Instructor, ABC Keystone, is an AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) with 15 years of experience in metal fabrication. James is a full-time faculty member at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology in addition to offering welding consulting, testing and training services for his company, Stewart Industries. He holds a Master’s degree in Workforce Education from Penn State University, a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Management from Franklin University, and an Associate’s degree in Building Construction Technology from Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC). Additionally, he is a former Sheet Metal Apprentice and National Craft Championship competitor for ABC Keystone.


Questions About Welding?

Stephanie Larkin, Director of Safety, Education & Workforce Development