Items tagged with "training"

Starting a Welding Program from Scratch at Eastern Gateway Community College

Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) College is a community college with one main campus in Steubenville, Ohio, as well as two branches in Youngstown and Warren, Ohio. The Youngstown branch has several successful skilled trade programs, ranging from diesel mechanics to auto body work to machining. They wanted to add a welding program to train […]

December 17, 2016

Benefits of Weld Training Ventilation

Skilled Workforce Opportunities Lead to Weld Training Demand According to the American Welding Society, the welding industry could face a shortage of about 400,000 operators by 2024. To counter this trend, the industry is taking a three-pronged approach: training more operators, helping existing employees build skills, and educating existing manual welders to operate automated systems. […]

Fume Extraction for Weld Schools

Cleaning up the Classroom at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Large technical college located in Georgia, with several branches. At their Warner Robins branch, they are training the next generation of skilled welding professionals. Their training program attracts dozens new welders each year and is helping local companies address predicted skilled labor shortages. The Problem […]