HVAC: Sheet Metal Fabrication – Big Industry, Big Demand

My name is Corey Laviolette. I’m taking the HVAC Sheet Metal Fabrication course here at NBCC. I’ve been always good with working with my hands building different things and putting stuff together and tearing things apart so it was more of the hands-on side of it that made me really interested in taking this course […]

MPS Happenings: Best of the West Welding Contest 2016

The Best in the West is really an intricate type of program. You don’t know what you’re gonna build until a day or so before the competition. Different processes you must weld. You have to do all three processes. The kids did really well. I think that’s when we start letting them think outside the […]

CTE Welding – Annual Dinner Video

so in the welding program we start off for the first week talking about safety precautions learning about what to do and what not to do and then we kind of move on as a junior you start off gas welding and oxy-fuel cutting and all that then we move you over to stick and […]

MPS Welding Certification Program on KPNX

When you hear about Red Mountain High School, Mountain View, Mesa, Westwood, Skyline or Dobson, if you’re like me, you’re thinking tough football rivals. But for the past two weeks all 6 of the Mesa high schools have teamed up for a competition but not against each other. It’s been a true test of their […]

Mission: Success | Welding & Fabrication

I first heard about this program, and it was something different. It was sort of out of my comfort zone and I was willing to step out of my comfort zone. So what we do here is we develop all the basic skills, all the welding: MIG, TIG, stick. At first it was rough but, […]

More Maine girls joining high school program to become welders

LAUREN: INSIDE THE PORTLAND ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL WELDING STUDENTS ARE TAKING A PLATE TEST. IT’S JUST ONE THING THEY HAVE TO PROVE THEY HOW TO DO BEFORE THEY LEAVE HERE.>>– YOU’LL SEE PLENTY OF BOYS BEHIND THE BULKY PROTECTIVE GEAR, BUT IF YOU LOOK CLOSELY YOU’LL FIND ADRIANA BODGE.>>I JUST LOVE LEARNING HANDS […]

MPS Happenings: Welding Cert Camp 2015

(Music playing.) We’re here at the third annual welding certification bootcamp for Mesa Public Schools and we have 36 students who are in attendance and they are trying to certify in two different welding processes seem (Music playing.) So Mesa is actually offering an opportunity through the certification camp to give them a chance to […]