Free session regarding NICC Career Pathway Certificate: Welding (GMAQ) in Waukon

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) invites the public to attend a free information session to learn about the upcoming Welding Career Pathway Certificate program offered in Waukon January 21 at 6 p.m. at the NICC Waukon Center.

The demand for welders in northeast Iowa is high, and local employers offer stable jobs with good wages that are going unfilled. With the skills learned in this Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) class, participants will be ready to start their career as a highly sought-after welder in a matter of months. They will learn safe working practices, become familiar with welding equipment, use basic measuring tools, read manufacturing-part blueprints and identify standard welding symbols. By the end of this lecture and hands-on experience, students will also be able to weld carbon steel in multiple positions to meet American Welding Society (AWS) standards, and be prepared for immediate employment or continuation in the extended welding program.

This class is part of a unique program designed to prepare workers for high-demand welding jobs. To learn more about the program and tuition assistance available, plan to attend the Information Session Tuesday, January 21 at 6 p.m. at the NICC Waukon Center, or call the center at 844-641-2338, ext. 6700.

Register now at to attend the free session.

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