Welder Helper Training

Press Release

Posted: February 4, 2013

Orientation Sessions for Welder Helper Training Program Going on Now

Want a job in the Natural Gas industry? Free Short-Term Training begins March 11.
Lorain County Community College has partnered with ShaleNET to bring free Welder Helper training to Lorain County.  To learn more about this training that begins March 11, attend a free orientation session being held every Thursday now through February 28 at The Employment netWork, at 42495 North Ridge Rd., Elyria.
For more information or to register for an orientation session, call 440-284-4296.
ShaleNET is a United States Department of Labor Job Training Grant that has developed a recruitment, training, placement, and retention program to provide the gas industry with a ready and well-trained local workforce for occupations that are in high demand. It was created in collaboration with multiple colleges and state employment agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
The Welder Helper training will provide individuals with valuable skills in the following areas: Natural Gas Employability Skills: Basic First Aid & CPR, Defensive Driving, Natural Gas 101, Aerial Work Platform, Rough Terrain Forklift, Basic Fitting, Downhill, Fall Protection and Spill Prevention & Reporting.
This training was developed with individual in mind that have the ability to work long hours in potentially extreme environmental conditions and can demonstrate safety awareness working in a drug free industry.   Due to the nature of the work within this industry, individual will be required to pass a drug and background screening prior to being accepted into the program. 
If you are interested in gaining the skills necessary to obtain an entry level position in the Natural Gas Industry and are 100 percent committed to complete the program requirements, you are encouraged to attend an orientation. The orientation will provide individuals with a comprehensive look at the industry and provide “next steps” to obtaining training. Once an individual has successfully completed the training they will be placed into an electronic talent match system where employers can contact you directly for job openings that you will be qualified to obtain. 
Registration is required and seating is limited. Visit www.shalenet.org for more information.



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