Presented by Freedom Academy
Sept. 28 - Dec. 7; Meets Tuesday, Thursday; 5-9 p.m.
Heartland Career Center, 79 S 200 W, Wabash
$3,795 - Includes all materials, texts and exam fees.
The 80-hour hands-on course is designed to provide students with the knowledge, understanding and ability to weld according to specific AWS codes for Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and prepares students to test for an AWS certification.
In the course, students learn how to explain the GMAW process, demonstrate safe and proper set up of GMAW equipment, and how to understand the AWS GMAW electrode classifications.
Instruction also includes demonstrating the proper electrode use and selection based on metal types and the horizontal positions, how to perform visual inspections of GMAW welds and identify the five basic weld joints, and weld the five basic joints in the four basic weld positions.
To earn a certification the student’s plates are inspected by a certified welding inspector. Successful Plate Test is required to achieve AWS Welding Certification.
Applicants can call Freedom Academy at (260) 347-0887
to register for this course.
Tuition is FREE
for qualified students through two funding options:
Workforce Ready Grants
Wabash County Resident Scholarships
- Available to cover costs for Indiana residents over 18 years old, whom have a high school diploma/GED/HSE, and does not have a degree past high school.
- Participants that meet that criteria should fill out the Workforce Ready Application and submit completed form to Kassandra Flanagan, Program Manager at Ivy Tech Corp College, (260) 480-4214 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Download the Workforce Ready Grant application here.
- Available through Grow Wabash County scholarships, made possible by grant funding from the Community Foundation of Wabash County and the Wabash County United Fund.
- Apply Here: www.growwabashcounty.com/trainingscholarship