Ivy Tech Logansport sets welding certification course for spring

Training program prepares students for skilled jobs

KOKOMO, Ind. — Registration is open for a spring session of Ivy Tech Community College’s 12-week training program in welding in Logansport. The hands-on training begins Feb. 20.

The American Welding Society (AWS) Gas Metal Arc (MIG) Welding course prepares students for testing to earn certifications required for gainful employment as a welder. The class will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from Feb. 20 to May 9 in the welding lab at Ivy Tech’s Logansport Campus, 1 Ivy Tech Way.

The 96-hour program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills in various gas metal welding (GMAW) processes including micro wire, flux-core, inner shield, and submerged arc with emphasis on metal inert gas welding. The course is designed for beginning to intermediate welders and fabricators and those seeking welder certification. It will cover techniques of welding in all positions on various thicknesses of metal with emphasis on safe practices in gas metal arc welding.

In addition, this course will prepare students to take nationally recognized AWS certification exam(s), depending on each student’s skill level, with early certification possible. Certification exams will be conducted by a certified welding inspector and successful students will receive a Qualified Welding Certification Card. Cost of the course is $2,600.

 

For more details on the course, as well as potential financial support through WorkOne, contact Stephanie Reitan at 765-252-5476 or sreitan@ivytech.edu.

 

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About Ivy Tech Kokomo Region

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, and Tipton counties and includes campuses or instructional sites in the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, and Rochester. Ivy Tech serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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