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Lincoln-Way Offers an Adult Learning - Welding Basics Class
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Lincoln-Way High School District 210 is offering two adult welding sessions at Lincoln-Way East, 201 Colorado Avenue, Frankfort.

The first session will be held on the following Tuesdays: November 12, 19, December 3, 10, and 17, 2019. The second session will be held on the following Thursdays: January 9, 16, 23, 30, and February 6, 2020. Classes will run from 6 – 9 pm. Cost is $150.00 for the course and includes a $25.00 non-refundable deposit to hold your spot. Each session has 10 available spots. You must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate.

Whether you are interested in creating your own artsy designs, doing repairs, or thinking of a career in welding, you can get started here. The class is open to anyone who is interested in exploring the basics of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), Plasma Arc Cutting, Oxy-Fuel Torch Cutting, Oxy-Fuel Gas Welding, Brazing and Soldering. Tools, materials and protective gear will be provided.

Participants must wear leather shoes, long sleeves, long pants and bring their own safety glasses each week. No prior welding experience is necessary. Welding assignments and projects will be created in class.

The course is taught by Lincoln-Way’s Daymon Gast. He brings his more than 20 years of welding experience with him. He is endorsed by the American Welding Society and is a Certified Welding Inspector (CWI), Certified Welding Educator (CWE) and is a Certified Welder (CW).

Please contact Daymon at dgast@lw210.org or 815-464-4239 to register or for more information. The class fills up quickly.