LWT does not discriminate against any individual because of race, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or social status. The school does not discriminate based on handicap, provided the handicap does not interfere with student’s successful completion of the program or the ability of the individual to perform the job duties for which the training provides.
Potential students considering in enrolling in any course at LWT should keep in mind that welders need good eyesight, hand-eye coordination, manual dexterity, and ability to concentrate on detailed work for long periods. They should be physically fit and able to work in awkward positions.
Additionally, the following standards in the welding industry might help potential students in determining the suitability for a welding career.
- Work environment noise levels are usually high.
- Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
- Continuous walking, frequent standing, bending, grasping, climbing stairs/ladders, kneeling, lifting, and carrying up to 50lbs, reaching above and below shoulder level.
- Frequently exposed to dirt, dust, fumes, chemicals, and extreme heat and cold, and occasionally exposed to vibration, poor ventilation, and confined areas.