Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) will offer classes in welding as part of its Job Training courses for the upcoming semester. Students will develop skills in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the flat and horizontal positions and on a variety of joints, such as fillets and grooves. Safety glasses, welding gloves, work boots, straight leg pants, and long sleeve shirts are required.

The following noncredit classes will all be held at Welder Training and Testing Institute, 729 East Highland Street in Allentown.

Course #TEC 634-50 Welding I, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Jan. 5 – Feb. 18, 6-9 p.m.

Course #TEC 635-50 Welding II, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 23 – April 8, 6-9 p.m.

New for Spring 2010, LCCC will offer a Structural Welding Course, which, in addition to the skills taught in Welding I & II, this course incorporates welding techniques used in both Gas Metal Arc and Flux-cored Arc and performing welding operation in vertical positions. Call 610-799-1942 for upcoming class dates.

To receive a complete list of courses, call 610-799-1141; for course and registration information, call 610-799-1500 or visit LCCC's website at www.lccc.edu . For 24-hour phone-in registration, call 610-799-1998 (use course number listed above before calling; please have charge card information available). PLEASE BE SURE TO CHECK THE COURSE SCHEDULE BOOK OR OUR WEBSITE ABOUT ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, SUCH AS TEXTBOOK, MATERIALS FEE OR SUPPLY LIST.