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August 22, 2017

Welding and Machining Classes to Begin in September at GC

Continuing Education and Workforce Development division of Garrett College will be offering Welding and Machining classes starting in September. Both the machining and welding programs prepare students to earn an industry-recognized certification upon completion of the class.

The Welding program consists of three classes; Preparation for Welding, Welding One, and Welding Two. The Preparation for Welding class is slated to begin on September 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. at the Garrett College Career Technology Training Center (CTTC) in Accident, Md.

Welders are employed in almost every trade and work in a variety of locations including below ground, under water, on high-rise buildings, and bridges. Welding classes are held one to two evenings per week, and the time to complete the program is approximately 10-12 months. Method of instruction includes classroom time, hands-on experience in a welding shop, and independent Computer-Based Training (CBT).

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At the conclusion of the Preparation for Welding class, students will be able to demonstrate standard safety procedures and earn an OSHA certification, apply basic math to prepare materials, read a welding print to prepare and complete a welding project, and identify the skills required to obtain and retain employment. At the conclusion of Welding Two, students will be prepared to take the horizontal and vertical American Welding Society (AWS) Welding Test. Additionally, upon completing the welding training program, students are also prepared to earn a credential through the American Welding Society.

The Manual Machining program includes four classes: Preparation for Machining, Job Planning, Bench Work and Layout, Manual Milling, and Manual Turning. Classes are scheduled to begin on September 11, 2017 at 4 p.m. at Southern Garrett High School in Oakland, Md. Machinists are employed in a variety of industries including energy, transportation, advanced manufacturing and the production of specialty products. This training program is designed to prepare students for a career in manual machining using classroom instruction, computer based training, and extensive hands-on experience.

Machining classes are held two evenings per week, and the time to complete the machining program is generally 12-18 months. Students have the opportunity to earn credentials through the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) by completing individual classes or the entire machining program.

For additional information or to register, persons may contact Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3087.