Moraine Park offering welding Boot Camps

by jbrezinsky22. January 2013 13:29

Information sessions on Friday, Feb. 15, Beaver Dam campus
Moraine Park Technical College is combating the skilled worker shortage with Manufacturing Skills Academies in a series of 15-week bootcamps. Information and testing sessions on Friday, Feb. 15, on Moraine Park’s Beaver Dam campus, will provide details on Moraine Park’s entry-Level Welding Boot Camp. These bootcamps are part of the manufacturing skills academies funded by the Wisconsin Covenant Foundation and the Department of Labor TAA CCCT Grant. These grants provide specific training for creating job opportunities at: Amerequip Corporation, Brenner Tank, John Crane Orion, Mid-States Aluminum Corporation and several other area partners.
     The February 15 information sessions will take place at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., in Room K-201. Testing will follow each info session for interested participants, including TABE Testing and Mechanical Aptitude Testing. To qualify for the welding bootcamps, individuals must be currently unemployed, people not currently employed as a CNC machinist or welder, or employed in a field unrelated to CNC or welding.  Additionally, participants cannot be current employees of any of the internship business partner companies.   
     Those interested in attending one of the free information and testing sessions must R.S.V.P. online at or by emailing or calling 920-929-2117.