Welding Basics - Tech 1 (48 hours) $725.
10/1-11/21 /2019, 6-9 PM
CLASS START Postponed! New Dates: 10/15 - 12/10/2019
This basic welding course is intended for beginners and those with very little welding experience. This course will introduce students to the fundamental concepts of welding in preparation for employment in the welding field. Topics covered include: basic safety in a welding environment; angle grinders and their use; material preparation; SMAW (stick welding) basics; electrode identification; oxy-fuel cutting; and GMAW (MIG welding) basics. Students are expected to come to all classes with clothing and gear necessary to perform work. Required gear includes: cotton based dark color clothing (long pants), leather work boots, welding coat or sleeves, gauntlet style welding gloves, and welding helmet.