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There's a lot happening in our vibrant and growing learning community! From school-wide announcements to special events taking place at one of our campuses, we’ll included all the latest here.

200-Hour MIG Welding Program

The Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is offering a 200-Hour MIG Welding Program in Somerset, Pennsylvania to adult participants interested in learning the basic welding techniques. As part of the program, students will be eligible to earn American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. 

The cost of the program is free! This training program is available to interested individuals through a grant program funded (in part) by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development's Manufacturing PA Program.

Classes will be at J&J Truck Bodies, 10558 Somerset Pike, Somerset, PA 15501. Classes will meet Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Class dates are as follows: 

  • May 7, 2018 - June 8, 2018 
  • June 18, 2018 - July 20, 2018
  • July 30, 2018 - August 31, 2018

To set up an appointment to register, contact the GJCTC Adult Education Office at (814) 266.6073, ext. 201.

Adult Cosmetology Salon Services

The Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center salon offers community members affordable cosmetology services and provides our students with hands-on learning opportunities. Salon hours are as follows:

  • Wednesdays and Thursdays
    10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    By appointment or walk-in
  • Fridays
    9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Walk-in only

Please visit our Cosmetology Services page for more information.

720-Hour Welding Program

Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is enrolling students for a 720-hour career-in-a-year Welding Program in Alum Bank, Pennsylvania. This is for adult participants interested in learning fundamental welding techniques. As part of the program, students will be eligible to earn American Welding Society (AWS) certifications. 

Program Date: July 9, 2018 - December 19, 2018
Program Time: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: Mission Critical Solutions, 271 Industrial Lane, Alum Bank, PA 15521

There is no cost to the student for tuition! This training program is available to interested individuals through a grant program funded (in part) by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development's Manufacturing PA Program. Additional fees will apply for tools and equipment.

To set up an appointment to register, contact the GJCTC Adult Education Office at (814) 266.6073, ext. 201.