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Basic Welding Training

  • Class Type: Business and Industry
  • Location: Grand Island
  • Start Date: July 15, 2024
  • Time: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This training is open to all students out of high school. Participants will learn about basic blueprint reading, safety and setting up, adjusting and welding using Gas Metal Arc Welders. Those who successfully complete the program will receive a helmet, welding jacket, side cutter and gloves.

The training program will meet Mondays through Fridays, July 2 through Aug. 2. Students must wear steel-toed shoes.

GAP funding that covers the total cost of the program is available to individuals who meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Fall below income guidelines listed.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or qualified alien under the Federal Immigration or Nationality Act.
  • Be a resident of Nebraska.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to learn.
  • Has the desire to work full time.
  • Ability to complete the training program.
 Household/Family Size   Income Limits 
1 $37,650
2 $51,100
3 $64,625
4 $78,000
5 $91,450
6 $104,900
7 $118,350
8 $131,800

Class Details

  • Cost: $3,315 but GAP funding is available to qualifying individuals
  • Address:
    3134 W. Highway 34
  • Location: CCC-Grand Island


For more information or to register, contact Susan Hooker at 308-398-7534; toll-free in Nebraska at 1-877-222-0780, ext. 7534; or

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