Good welders make good money…learn how at EASTERN! This two-year career program is designed for the student who is interested in the industrial engineering field. Students will learn about the properties of different types of metals and how to join them using state-of-the-art welding equipment. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available in the program.
- Career Pathways:
Program prepares students for entry level employment as combination welder and welding production assistant. With further education and experience, students can find opportunities in occupations such as mechanical, aerospace or industrial engineering, business owner, equipment sales and welding engineer.
See Career Pathway Information here.
- Post-secondary/Advanced Placement:
Students have continued their education as postsecondary schools such as Divers Academy International, Lincoln Tech, Penn College of Technology, and Thaddeus Stevens.Students may also qualify for advanced placement college credit at Pennsylvania College of Technology.
- Industry Certifications:
Students can earn Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 and S/P2, which is an online certification that teaches safety and career readiness skills.
- Materials and fees:
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Welding Technology and You
- Abington High School Alumni Association Award
- Adam J. Weissner Memorial Award
- Aramark Award
- Attendance Award
- BUX-MONT ORT Award
- Colony Club of Ambler Scholarship Award
- Director’s Award
- Eastern Foundation Award
- Educators’ Association Award
- Elkins Park Rotary Award (Len Ziemek Scholarship)
- Foundation Award for High Student Achievement
- Grant Taylor Memorial Award
- Grainger Award
- Huntingdon Valley Rotary Award
- Jason Hammer Excellence Award
- Rotary Club of Horsham (M. Earle Felber Vocational Award)
- SkillsUSA Advisors Award
- Springfield Rotary Award (John McCook Memorial)
- Straight A
- Student of the Month
- United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award
- Upper Dublin Women’s Club Award
- Willow Grove Lions Club Award
- Willow Grove Rotary Award (Service Above Self)
- Each class at EASTERN competes for the Class Monthly Attendance Award. This is calculated based on the best attendance percentage of the AM and PM session.