Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington is offering a Welding 100 course in Martinsville, Ind. The course starts Jan. 17, 2023 and will be held Tuesdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Martinsville High School. Grant-funding with the state’s Next Level Jobs Workforce Ready grant covers the cost of tuition for eligible students.
In partnership with Martinsville High School, Martinsville Chamber of Commerce, and Structural Components Fabrication, Ivy Tech is offering the WELD 100 course with plans to expand to MIG, TIG, and Stick courses. Future plans include the opportunity to earn a full Structural Welding Certificate entirely in Martinsville.
Welding 100 provides a basic study and application of commonly used welding processes as well as blueprint reading, OSHA 10-hour and welding safety, weld joint design, welding terminology, and welding quality control. Students prepare to take nationally recognized certification exams that qualify them for work in the field.
About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.