Get started on your career in the Welding Trade! Anoka County Job Training Center will help justice-impacted individuals get ready for a career in Welding, including OSHA 10 and Forklift Safety certificates.
The average median hourly wage for welding positions in the Metro Area is $25.05/hour with an expected 8% growth in the 7 county Twin Cities area.
(10 year Regional Projections for the period ending 2030 from MN Department of Employment and Development).
Location: Anoka Technical College 1355 West Highway 10 Anoka MN 55303
What you get out of the training
Training prepares you to take the American Welding Society 3G Certification Test
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Hands-on arc welding using short circuit and spray pulse methods
Safety, equipment knowledge and other variables covered
MIG Welding 3G Certifications through the American Welding Society
Forklift and OSHA 10 Safety Certifications
Vocational counseling support services to help you succeed in the training and extensive support to help you find a good job
18 years of age or older
Justice Impacted - broadly defined as anyone that feels their justice involvement is a barrier to employment, including multiple moving violations and complete program assessments
Committed to finding full-time employment
Physically able to stand for an 8-hour shift, bend and lift
Cost: No cost to eligible participants who meet program criteria.