About the course
Expand your welding knowledge through this 7-week, 48-hour introductory course.
Learn the basics of these welding types:
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
- Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
- Flux Cord Arc Welding
- Aluminum Welding
- Tig Welding
Topics covered in this course include:
- Welding positions
- Weld defects and repair
- Welding symbols
- Basic types of material
- Safe operation of a cutting torch
- Brazing and gas welding
Following the successful completion of our Welding Basics Course, you will have a foundational understanding of the different types of welding as well as several weeks of practice welding. Enroll in our Skills Upgrade Course to bring your skills up to industry standard and prepare for the AWS certification.
When is this course offered?
Monday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM from July 9 - August 15.
Cost to attend
$1,600 plus applicable tax*. Scholarships are available.
*Cost will increase for courses beginning in July 2018.
No prior welding experience is needed to take this course, but we encourage high school students to gain as much welding experience as possible through their high school offerings.
Future opportunities: September-October 2018, November-December 2018