Category Archives: Education & Training Opportunities
Skilled Labor Trade and Career Fair, July 18, 2018, 11 am – 3 pm at The U of M Collierville campus.
Representatives from area companies, unions, professional organization, government institutions, and trade schools will be at the trade and career fair to discuss training and apprenticeships for skilled labor jobs.
Vendors include: FedEx, Smith & Nephew, Cummins, MLGW, TNVA, Sheetmetal Union, Electrical JATC, Collierville Police, Collierville Fire, Southwest Community College, Moore Tech, Heavy Equipment Colleges of America, Lecole Culinaire and more.
This event is free. Tickets are available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skilled-labor-trade-and-career-fair-tickets-45262422123
Come out and find your new career! Trade skills are in demand and you can start earning money right now. Learn a skill, build a career, and start here! This event is free and open to the public, but registration would be appreciated.
Sat, May 19, 2018
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT
McFarland Community Center
4955 Cottonwood Road
Memphis, TN 38118
For questions about testing and study materials email Amber Harris at email@example.com.
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a National Celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support for Apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship sponsors the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities and apprentices in their community. The weekly events highlight the benefits of Apprenticeship in preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of employers across diverse industries.
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What Do I Learn In The Program?
Students learn the fundamentals of welding which includes:
- Oxy-fuel cutting
- Plasma arc cutting
- Air carbon arc cutting and gouging
- Base metal preparation
- Weld quality
- SMAW equipment and setup
- SMAW electrodes
- Beads and fillet welds
- Joint fit-up and alignment
- Groove welds with backing
- Open V groove welds
How Much Could I Earn?
Check the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers (opens new window) to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook for graduates of the Industrial Process Control Technology degree program.
What Will It Cost?
Tuition is currently free to qualified students.
How Long Will It Take?
Welding is a 13 week non-credit course.
Why Choose Welding?
Welding is a highly compensated skillset with ample employment opportunities in the Memphis and surrounding area.
This program is part of the Department of Labor Grant Programs and Technologies Department.
Coordinator: Alicia Delbridge
This workforce product is funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership.