Degrees and Certifications:

Mike Baswell


 I am a graduate of Robertsdale High School and the welding program at SBCT.

 For 34 years, I worked in the metal fabrication industry – retiring after serving as Plant Manager, Welding Engineer, and member of the Board of Directors of one of the leading Pressure Vessel fabrication companies in the southeast. 

 Following my retirement from industry, I returned to SBCT as Welding Instructor in 2009.  I have also been an adjunct Welding Instructor for Coastal Alabama Community College since 2009. 



  • NCCER (National Center for Construction Education & Research) certified welding instructor, pipe-fitting instructor, and boilermaker instructor
  • American Welding Society / American Society of Mechanical Engineers Certified Welder
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector