The mission of Cal-Trade Welding School of Modesto
is to provide educational career programs which prepare students
to succeed in a chosen vocation. At Cal-Trade Welding School a student
is provided the opportunity to develop knowledge, skills, self-discipline,
self-confidence, a professional attitude, and the ability to meet
In order to assist the student in achieving these
goals, the institution has established a productive environment
consisting of a facility of experienced professionals possessing
extensive knowledge, skills, and concern for student achievement
and success; and who continually participate in activities to
upgrade their knowledge and skill.
At Cal-Trade Welding School our students benefit
from hands-on training conducted in a professional environment.We
provide curriculum devoted to career-related subjects and tasks
enabling students to acquire knowledge and skill in course work
that relate to their future employment.
Cal-Trade Welding School of Modesto offers classes conducted on
an open-entry basis. Students are allowed to progress at their own
pace and instruction at welding stations are given on a one-on-one
basis. Cal-Trade is proud to offer assistance in
the areas of basic mathematics, the reading of measuring tapes both
Robert C. Erwin & Father
Owned and administrated by Robert C. Erwin, (pictured
above with his father) Cal-Trade Welding School of Modesto provides
more than an education; they provide hands-on training and lifetime
job placement assistance.
and metric, welding symbols and blueprint reading, welding theory
and will even assist students with obtaining their GED if needed
by the student. These are not required programs for graduating the
welding course, rather they are optional instruction we provide
to help our students achieve their goals.