PDCCC offers welding course

Published 6:55 pm Thursday, May 7, 2015

Paul D. Camp Community College’s Regional Workforce Development Center is offering Fast Track Welding for the summer 2015 semester. The deadline to apply is May 26 by 4 p.m.

“Programs like Fast Track Welding are needed in our region to provide employers with trained job candidates,” said Vice President of Workforce Development Randy Betz.

Fast Track Welding is a non-credit 160-hour program offered on the Franklin campus that provides hands-on training, job shadowing opportunities and job placement support. The program is designed to provide fast-paced, focused training of welding essentials and is targeted for individuals who are unemployed, particularly long-term.


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“The courses are designed to assure employers that candidates possess the skills and attitude of a successful welder,” said Job Placement Coach Larry Brunson with the PDCCC Career Development Center. “The course provides great preparation for employment in this field.”

The cost of the class, including supplies, equipment and AWS certification process, is $2,395. Classes will be held July 6-31.

For more information, call 569-6061 or visit www.pdc.edu\workforce-development for registration forms.