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Welding classes in Mineral Wells start in September

August 15, 2011 by Anonymous

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Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday until Sun Oct 09 2011 .
Tue, 09/06/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Thu, 09/08/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Tue, 09/13/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Thu, 09/15/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Tue, 09/20/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Thu, 09/22/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Tue, 09/27/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Thu, 09/29/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Tue, 10/04/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Thu, 10/06/2011 - 6:00pm - 9:15pm

Weatherford College Continuing Education department is kicking off a new series of welding classes at the Weatherford College Education Center Mineral Wells in September. These classes are designed for persons interested in learning to weld or in improving welding skills. Students may enter the series with any class.

The evening classes begin with “Advanced ARC Welding,” a 32-hour course covering advanced principles of welding with emphasis on special processes and special needs of students. This course is followed by “Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding” (SMAW), which covers basic maintenance and structural welding techniques and applications.

The final course scheduled for fall is “Introduction to Welding,” which introduces equipment used in oxy-fuel and arc welding and includes cutting of ferrous metals. This class emphasizes welding and cutting safety and basic welding processes and is 48 hours in length.

These are the first three of the 10-course series that leads to a Basic Welding Technology Certificate through the department of Workforce and Continuing Education. The series will resume in January 2012.

All classes meet on Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-9:15 p.m. Students must supply project materials, helmet, gloves and safety goggles. Cost varies depending on the length of the class.

For more information, call 800-300-2591, Mineral Wells campus, or 817-598-6294 on the Weatherford campus, or visit our web site at www.wc.edu/ce.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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