Hutchinson, Kan. – Hutchinson Community College will be offering a summer intensive welding GMAW/MIG course beginning on June 9.
The class will meet in the Ade-Wifco RCIC Building at 613 E. 14th Street from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, from June 9-20. The cost of the course is $312, but is Senate Bill 155 eligible and provides free tuition for eligible 2014-15 high school juniors or seniors. The class typically fills quickly, and is open to the general public. To enroll, contact Tim Evans at 620-728-8141 or 620-728-8014 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The course will provide three hours of college credit, and financial aid is available for those who qualify.
This hands-on class will teach basic GMAW/MIG (gas) welding skills necessary for immediate employment in the welding field, or provide a refresher course for those with welding experience. Safety glasses, welding helmet, gloves and pliers will be provided for the course. Students must wear jeans, welding jacket and leather closed-toe shoes for the course.
Hutchinson Community College will offer a variety of additional welding courses in the fall, and enrollment is open for those courses.
For more information on the Welding Technology Program at Hutchinson Community College, visit the college website at www.hutchcc.edu/weldit