mcc 02 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (7/23/13) – Are you interested in learning or improving your welding skills?

Madisonville Community College (MCC) will be offering two evening welding courses in the fall semester – WLD 100 Oxy-Fuel Systems and WLD 101 Oxy-Fuel Systems Lab. Students successfully completing both courses will earn the Gas Welder certification and will have a working knowledge of oxy-fuel identification; set-up, inspection, and maintenance; consumable identification; selection and care; principles of operation; and effects of variables for manual and mechanized oxy-fuel cutting, welding, brazing principles and practices, and metallurgy. The lab course will provide skill training necessary to weld and cut plate and pipe in all positions, as well as brazing, braze welding, and gouging. Shop safety and equipment use are also covered.

Enrollment in both courses is required. WLD 100 meets from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday followed by WLD 101 from 7-9 p.m. Classes begin August 20 and end December 12.

According to the Bureau for Labor Statistics, employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is expected to grow 15 percent from 2010 to 2020. Properly skilled welders with up-to-date training should have the best job prospects in a wide variety of industries, from car racing to manufacturing. The work that welders do and the equipment they use vary, depending on the industry.

For additional information or to register for the welding courses, contact the MCC Enrollment Center at (270) 824-8621.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Joyce Riggs (Madisonville Community College)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Chainsaw Wood Carver, Cannon Shot Dare Devil Explain Why They Do What They Do

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/3/15) — Hopkins County Fair was a hit during the past week’s hot summer nights, packed with… Read More

Mayor Jackson Makes Donation

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (8/3/15) — Mayor David Jackson donated his portion of the winnings from the iRecycle Regatta during… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 30, 2015 3872

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3796

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2875

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2594

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2515

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16727

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15716

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 02, 2015 1810

Poole Wins Hopkins County Fair Talent Show

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1498

Tiniest Division of Hopkins County Fair Pageants…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1349

Two Injured in Motorcycle Accident

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 1304

Community Helps ‘Cram the Hummer’ for School…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 1090

Man Accused of Using Craig's List to Encourage…

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 959

Spinal Cord Injury Patient's Foundation Sponsors…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 951

Back To School Bash Brings Crowd to Mall

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 810

Two Vehicle Collision Injures One, Driver…

by SurfKY News
August 03, 2015 721

Vehicle Accident Results in One Fatality

by SurfKY News
August 02, 2015 644

'The Free' Gets Greenville Crowd Groovin'

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News