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Welding a Future: 'An Evening with Industry'

GLASGOW – Roxanne Mitchell, an eighth-grader at Barren County Middle School, concentrated on making the perfect weld Tuesday evening at the Barren County Area Technology Center...

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Valencia College's New Manufacturing Training Center

Valencia College's manufacturing training facility that's expected to help fill local trade jobs officially is "powered on."...

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Parma High School Welding Program Back on Track

PARMA, Ohio - The welding class at Parma Senior High School is back and in its first year as a career tech program. About 15 years ago, the welding program was closed. ..

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Prisoners Prepare for a Second Chance

More than 200 prisoners inside the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility are taking part in a new vocational program to help them get jobs on the outside...

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Welding in Virtual Reality

never thought I’d see the day. Let me repeat that – NEVER. But the day has indeed arrived, from whence forward, a newbie welder will be able to practice welding, not the old-fashioned way, with torch and electrode, but via virtual reality.

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Welding Simulator Slashes Training Costs and Materials

Arc welding processes require good workmanship to produce sound welds. Poor technique such as an overly long distance between the electrode and the work piece (arc length) can make the difference between a smooth, strong weld and a defective one that is prone to failure. Learning the skill requires time, patience, and significant amounts of materials.

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What Can We Do About the Lack of Finding Qualified Technicians?

Get out of your shop and get yourself to a trade show. Right now, sign up for a show of interest. There are both local ones and national ones. I recommend you pick one with the best educational program.

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Where Education Meets Jobs

Never have I been so optimistic about a constructive resolution to the ever-present Maintenance Crisis. Finally, government, business, and even academic leadership are hearing our cries and developing new initiatives to mitigate the effects of the increased need for response...

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Wallace College Participating in $10 Million Welding Grant Program

Wallace Community College, along with four other Alabama and Florida community colleges, will participate in a $10 million grant program to provide area residents with greater opportunities to learn welding, a high-demand job skill for this region...

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Community College Welding Program Update Welding Journal, April 2012

Grant Allows Colleges To Go Green

CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- Community college has gone green. Or some of their classes have. As the "green movement" has spread across the nation, a new economic sector has opened in the marketplace to sell green products, energy and services....

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Virtual Welding with VRTEX

The IMSE department at ISU got a VRTEX virtual welding machine on loan so IE 348 students could try their hand at a different approach to welding training. It's really like a big video game. My lab group even got a new class high score!

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Skill TV: Solutions for the Skilled Labor Shortage

Better Welding, Better Career - Part I
Maintenance Evangelist Joel Leonard interviews Ben Kaiser and Adam Ramthun, students at Lincoln Electric Welding School, about their career paths.

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Virtual Reality Goes to School

THE blistering pace of advances in automotive technology may be confusing to consumers, but it seems to be creating a strong employment outlook for those who fix cars.

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