Tuition Program for Welding

The NYS & CSEA Partnership for Education and Training (Partnership) is pleased to announce the continuation of the Statewide Targeted Tuition Program for Welding. This program provides tuition assistance to CSEA-represented NYS Operational Services Unit (OSU) employees who wish to take welding courses.

 Eligible employees can receive up to two targeted tuition benefits (vouchers or reimbursements).  Each targeted benefit can cover one non-credit welding course up to $1,140 or one credit-bearing welding course, up to a maximum of four credits at the resident tuition per credit rate, not to exceed $285 per credit. Applications must be received by March 31, 2019 and courses must be in session sometime between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019.

Copies of the catalog and application forms are available for download from our website at

For further information, please contact the Partnership at (518) 486-7814 or (800) 253-4332, or email