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Welding Course Schedule

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Welding Course Descriptions

Learn welding symbols, shop math, and safety procedures through hands-on experience with various types of welding processes. You will learn MIG, TIG, and STICK welding processes in this entry-level course. This is the course for you if you are looking to enter the lucrative welding trade. You are required to purchase personal safety equipment prior to the first day of class.

Students are introduced to all basic welding processes.

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Flux Core or SMAW Stick Welding

Specific classes prepare students for the AWS Welding Code D1.1 exam in TIG, MIG or Stick.

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Plate — TIG
  • GMAW FCAW Plate — MIG
  • SMAW Plate — Stick*

Each successfully passed class will provide articulated curriculum credit of 4 credits. *Stick provides 5 credits of articulated curriculum credit.

Sheet Metal Fabrication I Course Description

Learn the basics of sheet metal fabrication through this project-based course. In this course you will be instructed in sheet metal fabrication practices to produce a project that you may take home upon its completion. The following sheet metal practices will be covered: Reverse-Engineering, Material Identification and Selection, Layout, Building from a Template, Bending, Rolling, Shrinking, Stretching, Forming, Punching, Shearing, Riveting, Gluing and Weld Preparation.


Certification Partners

American Welding Society’s (AWS) Certified Welder Certifications

The American Welding Society’s (AWS) Certified Welder Certifications are performance-based tests used to validate competency in a variety of areas, including structural steel, petroleum pipelines, sheet metal, and chemical refining.