Date announced for RTEC’s basic welding class

Date announced for RTEC's basic welding class
Dates for the next 60-hour Basic Welding class at the Regional Technical Education Center (RTEC) have been announced.

The course, which will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. at RTEC, is slated to begin April 22, 2008, and will last through June 10, 2008.

During the course, students will:


  • learn basic metallurgy concepts and welding techniques
  • complete coursework in machine setting and metal transfer
  • get an introduction to welding symbols and blueprint reading
  • and develop the skills necessary to become a trained welder.

    Cost of the training is $895 plus tax. Visa and MasterCard are now accepted and money orders are also welcome. Financial assistance may be available for those who qualify through the Workforce Investment Act program.

    For more information or to request an application, please contact the RTEC at (605) 668-5700. Or stop in and pick one up. You'll find RTEC one block north of the Summit Activities Center at 1200 W. 21st St. in Yankton. Sign up today! Class size is limited to 15.

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