If you’re active-duty military or reserve, you have the edge in training for a rewarding, full-time career in the private sector.
Sign up for Operation Next, a DoD-sponsored advanced manufacturing training program that prepares you for tomorrow while you’re serving today – FREE of charge, without using your GI Bill.
Train locally for good-paying jobs available right now!
These companies are among those that have hired Operation Next graduates.
Gulfstream Steel & Supply
East Carolina Mechanical
Coastal Carolina Community College
NORTH CAROLINA PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Operation Next is a self-paced program that blends virtual learning with hands-on experience. It can be completed within 6 months or less prior to leaving service.
Credentials: Welding is AWS accredited.
Hybrid Curriculum: SMAW Welding, Advanced SMAW Welding, MIG Welding, TIG Welding, Pipe Welding
Classes range from 96 to 520 hours
Tuition: Tuition and fees for this program are paid for through a Department of Defense grant.
You learn while you serve
at your own pace
Get credit for what you
You’ll get practical, useful real-world instruction from technical experts and nationally recognized credentials.
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