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Welding Workshop

This is to announce that Vincennes University will host two 3-day welding workshops for Educators in June of 2019. Both workshops will be taught by Lincoln Electric trainers from corporate headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, and assisted by the welding faculty of Vincennes University.

Vincennes University will provide accommodations for the attendees, handle reservations for the workshop, and provide facilities. The cost for these workshops will be $100 per day for each attendee for a total cost of $300.00 That cost will cover the training, three meals per day, a private room on the Vincennes University campus, and use of the campus recreation center during the workshop.

Each workshop will award one credit hour of college credit for course completion. Additionally, Professional Growth Points (PGP’s) for licensure renewal will be provided for the program via Lincoln Electric or Vincennes University. Attendees, who complete the workshop, will be awarded a ‘Certification of Attendance’ with the name of the program, the dates, and the total number of hours the person spent in the education-related instruction.

Attendees will receive and retain all needed welding Personal Protection Equipment kits for the courseThe lab sessions will be completed in Vincennes University’s new Welding Technology facility. In partnership with Lincoln Electric, this is the most modern welding educational facility in the United States.

To Enroll:  Please contact Kathy Hopkins at 812-888-5166 or khopkins@vinu.edu enroll in ONE of the following courses:

Basic Welding Course - Date June 3rd, 4th, and 5th
• Information on Grant monies.
• Career Pathway’s introduction of AWS Sense Program
• SMAW Process, equipment and consumables
• Mig Welding
• Plasma Cutting and Welding Torchmate
• Welding Safety
• Basic electricity
• Weld Defects and Discontinuities
• Weld Inspection and Weld symbols
• Gas Torch: welding, cutting, and Brazing.
• Welding Career Tree
• VRTEX 360 and (VRTEX Mobile)

Advanced Welding Course - Date June 5th, 6th, and 7th  (Topics of instruction could be subject to change)
• Career Pathway’s indoctrination of
o AWS Sense Program
o Updates and implementation ie On-Line etc
• Mig welding – Advance Processes/wave forms (STT & Pulse) Pipe Welding w/STT and GMAW 
• Production monitoring
• Robotics
• Submerge Arc Welding
• Automation
• Plasma Cutting and Welding Torchmate
• Weld Inspection and Weld symbols
• Harris Cutting Gas Torch: welding, cutting, and Brazing.
• Welding Safety
• VRTEX 360 and (VRTEX Mobile)
• Weld Defects and Discontinuities

*Each Course DOE approved will qualify for either 1 continuing education credit or 24 shop lab hour credits.

It is important that you enroll in a timely fashion as only 50 Educators will be accepted per course. Payment should be made to Vincennes University Technology Division, 1002 N. First St, Vincennes, IN  47591. (Attn.: Kathy Hopkins).  Reservations will be accepted via telephone or email; however, payment must be made in full prior to the beginning of workshops.
Participants can also sign up online now. 

 
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