Weld-Ed establishes summer workshop series for welding educators

February 4, 2013

The National Center for Welding Education and Training (Weld-Ed), located at Lorain County Community College in Lorain, Ohio, has announced its 2013 professional development workshop series, which includes five training modules.

The hands-on, instructional workshops offer welding educators interactive training conducted throughout the summer at eight teaching facilities around the U.S. Each of the 12 available workshops encompasses five days of training. Participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance by Wed-Ed, and CEUs will be awarded upon request.

The five modules are welding metallurgy; joining and cutting processes; design, assembly, and robotic welding; weld quality and inspection/welding codes, specifications, and safety; and laser welding.

Descriptions, locations, and registration information can be found at www.bit.ly/welded2013.

Weld-Ed is a national partnership among the welding and materials joining industry and the nation's community and technical colleges and universities, dedicated to expanding the role and number of welding technicians in the industry.