|With the skills learned in this basic welding program, you will be ready to start your career in a matter of months. You will learn safe working practices, become familiar with welding equipment, use basic measuring tools, read manufacturing-part blueprints and identify standard welding symbols. You will also get hands-on lab experience with gas metal arc welding (MIG) and welding in various positions on steel and aluminum. This program is designed to prepare workers for high-demand welding jobs. Information about the program and tuition assistance will be covered at a Career Event, held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. in Cresco. Register now at www.nicc.edu/careerevents or call 563.562.3263, ext. 399 to attend the free information session.