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Gateway offering introductory welding courses

One-day classes on Sept. 26, Oct. 3

FLORENCE, Ky. (Sept. 15, 2015) — Gateway Community and Technical College will offer two welding introduction courses, Introduction to 1G STIC and Introduction to 1G MIG, at the college’s Center for Advanced Manufacturing at the Boone Campus in Florence.

gateway“We are offering these courses to maintenance workers, mechanics, farmers or anyone that has an interest in welding,” said Carissa Schutzman, Gateway dean of Workforce Solutions. “In just eight hours, participants will learn basic safety, machine setup, how to strike an arc and stringer beads.”

Introduction to 1G STIC will be held Sept. 26 and Introduction to 1G MIG on Oct. 3. Both courses are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost is $200 per person per course Participants are responsible for personal protective equipment, including welding helmets, gloves, safety glasses and any other required equipment.

Deadline to register for Introduction to 1G STIC is Sept. 23. The deadline to register for Introduction to 1G MIG is Sept. 30.

For more information or to register, contact Regina Schadler at 859-442-1170 or [email protected].