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CNC Machining & Welding | DoD SkillBridge Program
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Why Train with Us?
Accelerated 4-Month Courses
Our accelerated courses are hands-on and intensive to help you achieve success in jump-starting your career.
Advanced Manufacturing Training
Choose one of four programs: CNC Machining I, intermediate CNC Machining II, Welding I, or intermediate Welding II.
Portable, stackable credentials
Earn credentials you can take anywhere. Workshops for Warriors graduates are working in every state of our Nation.
DoD SkillBridge and GI Bill Eligible
Workshops for Warriors is a DoD SkillBridge Program, and eligible U.S. veterans can use their GI Bill to enroll. Scholarships are also available.
Your Career Starts Here
94% of Workshops for Warriors students get hired.
Workshops for Warriors (WFW) provides all students with professional and personal development planning alongside its CNC Machining and Welding training and credentialing programs. Near the end of each semester, students will be provided with an opportunity to meet one-on-one and interview with Workshops for Warriors’ corporate partners during the school’s Employer Career Fairs. Many students leave the event with job offers in-hand.
Veteran Owned. Veteran Operated. Veteran Community.
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Workshops for Warriors offers four courses: CNC Machining I and Welding I, and intermediate CNC Machining II and Welding II. During each accelerated 16-week course, students are provided with immersive hands-on training on state-of-the-art equipment and software. Click on the sections below to learn about each program. Request more info here.
Machining for Warriors
Learn CAD/CAM programming, milling, lathe, and more.
Welding for Warriors
Beginning and intermediate courses available.
Questions? Call (619) 550-1620.
Rebuilding American Manufacturing, One Veteran At A Time®
Since Workshops for Warriors (WFW) Founder & CEO Hernán Luis y Prado founded the nonprofit school in 2008, WFW has been delivering on its promise to provide veterans with training and credentials that lead to successful careers while addressing the skilled manufacturing workforce shortage in the U.S.
Train with Workshops for Warriors. Enroll today.
Our Partners & Sponsors
- Las Patronas
- Gene Haas Foundation
- The Short/Meyers Family
- Bank of America
- Core Powered
- Dowding Industries
- Fish & Richardson
- Johnston Industrial Supply