Moraine Park Technical College is combating the skilled worker shortage by launching manufacturing skills academies in a series of 15-week boot camps. The College uses grant funds to provide specific training necessary to create job opportunities at partnering businesses including Amerequip Corporation, Brenner Tank/Wabash, Apache Stainless, and Mayville Engineering Company Inc. (MEC). This boot camp will provide essential skills to last a lifetime.
Skills developed will provide experience in:
- Performing basic welding processes
- Interpreting blueprints
- Applying welding symbols
- Operation and set up of equipment
Welding Program Courses and Academic Credits
|Intro to Welding Processes||4|
|Occupational Math 1||2|
|Team Building and Problem Solving||3|
There is no charge for tuition. However, a $30 program admission fee is required upon admittance into the boot camp.
Funding resources available for those who qualify from:
- Local job centers
- WIOA-Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
- W2-Wisconsin Works Program
- TAA-Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
- DVR-Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
- FSET-FoodShare Employment & Training
Boot Camp Criteria
Basic requirements include: people who are currently unemployed, people not currently employed as a welder, or people employed in a field unrelated to welding.
Individuals interested in participating are required to attend an information and testing session.
We are committed to providing opportunities and equal access to students with disabilities. Click here for more information.
Our next boot camp is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2018. Call to get your name on our mailing list so you don’t miss this great career opportunity. Seats are limited.