Welding Mr. Kachmar

about the Program

Students will gain knowledge of industrial and construction welding, become proficient utilizing a variety of welding techniques, learn to read blueprints, interpret welding drawings and sketches, learn safety rules, and be eligible to earn certification in welding technologies.

Students can receive:

  • NCCER Welding Level I Certification
  • NCCER Craftsman Level I Certification
  • OSHA 10 Hour Certification ($600 value)
  • Embedded 4th Math Credit for Georgia High School Graduation

Maxwell High School will provide students the materials and tools needed to acquire welding skills and comply with safety measures. Students will not have to purchase supplies however, we need your help in providing adequate materials for every student. A $17 donation to the program is requested and available through MyPaymentsPlus.

Courses & Credits

Industry Fundamentals and Occupational Safety
Introduction to Metals
Welding I
Embedded Credit: Math


  • OSHA-10​
  • NCCER - Construction Level 1
  • NCCER - Welding 1 - Shielded Metal Arc Welding


  • Ryerson Steel


Mr. Kachmar


  • Tucker High School 2011-12
  • Grayson High School 2006-11
  • South Gwinnett High School 1999-2006
  • Bear Creek Middle School 1995-1999
  • Senior Commercial Marine Underwriter-Engineered Risks 1985-1994


  • 1986 - Central Connecticut State University, BS, Industrial Technology/Management
  • 1986 - UConn, New Britain, CT Campus
  • 1995 - University of Georgia, Maters Degree - Engineering Education
  • 2007 - Praxis Examination - Education Leadership Passed
  • 2008 - University of Georgia, Ed.S. - Workforce Development and Social Foundations; Functional Minor: Educational Leadership


  • Proud father of Caitlyn and CJ.
  • Married to Pamela



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