New Year, New Career for WTEC Grads

Dec 2014 WTEC Grads

Congratulations to our Winter 2014 WTEC grads!

We wish them promising careers as American Welding Society Certified Welders.

Instructor Levi Purins presented certificates of completion to:

  • Hunter Skrzypek of Three Rivers, Michigan
  • Ryan Satkoski of Three Rivers. Michigan
  • Montford Whiteley III of Kalamazoo, Michigan

Christmas came early for these three ambitious young men! But not as a result of an early visit from Santa. Ultimately, they earned their gifts of knowledge and responsibility themselves. And these are the gifts that just keep giving! Because of these WTEC grads’ efforts, their white Christmases will be green with envy from their friends who noted their success.

In the eight short weeks needed to finish WTEC’s MIG and TIG aluminum welding course, these students have developed the welding skills that industrial employers demand.

Levi has been an Instructor and Welding Inspector for several years. He consistently trains WTEC grads to be highly skilled welders.

About WTEC

The Welding Technology Education Center (WTEC) was born from industry need to fulfill industry need. WTEC is an American Welding Society Educational Institution member located at Fab Masters Company, Inc. in Marcellus, Michigan. Due to experiencing firsthand the shortage of skilled welders, Fab Masters President & CEO Ron Troxell decided to start his own welding training program. As a result, WTEC courses are designed with employers’ requirements in mind. Instructors then teach the theory and facilitate the hands-on lab practice needed for students to become capable of producing high quality welds. Consequently, WTEC is confident our graduates gain the welding skills needed to enter production or industry-level positions.

WTEC partners with Michigan Works to provide training to unemployed and displaced workers.

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