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Lincoln-Way to offer Adult Welding Class
Monday, October 17, 2016

Lincoln-Way High School District 210 will offer an adult welding class beginning in November. The classes will be held at Lincoln-Way East, located at 201 Colorado Avenue in Frankfort.

The course will teach participants many welding techniques, from creating designs to performing repairs. The class is an excellent starting point for those interested in a career in welding, and 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.

The course is taught by Lincoln-Way’s Daymon Gast. Gast has 20 years of welding experience. 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).

The fall class will be held on the following Wednesdays: November 9, November 16, November 30, December 7, and December 14. Each class will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. The cost for the course is $150.00 and includes a $25.00 non-refundable deposit to secure enrollment. Each participant must be at least 18 years old and a high school graduate.

Please call Kathy at Lincoln-Way at 815-462-2126 to register or for more information. Space is limited.