5 JIW Openings This Year-2016
Dates: Fridays (February 2 and 16, March 2, 16, and 30, and April 13, 27 and May 11), 2018
Times: 8am to 2:30 pm (6 hour class and a ½ hour lunch)
Where: Muskegon Community College
388 W. Clay
Muskegon, MI 49440
Directions to the welding lab will be provided
Instructor: Tom Sumerix, MCC
Cost: $50 Cash or Check (payable to WMEJATC)
Required PPE: Students will have to provide the following:
gauntlet style leather gloves designed for stick welding
all leather uppers boots designed for work, that cover the ankle or higher
welding jacket cloth, leather or the combination style - it is up to them
they are welcome to bring in their own welding hoods, but we do have them.
they must be dressed in all natural fiber materials like cotton or wool. jeans are great as long as they are not torn or tattered. (polyester resins are not good for this environment).
Paper, pencil, pen
PPE can be purchased at Welding Supply Companies (Lake Welding in Muskegon), or Tractor Supply Stores, or other large chain hardware stores. Typical pricing (Welding Gloves-$20, Welding Jacket-cloth-$30-Leather-$80, Welder Cap-$10). Welding Hoods can range up to $125 +, but are optional.
To Register: Contact Jean in the JATC office at 616-837-7149, ext. 5
There will be five (5) spots available this year. We will also sign up an alternates list
should spots become available.