Welding class descriptions

  • Course Description: Orientation and Cutting

    This course focuses on the NCCER Learning Series Core. Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in the areas of employability skills, safety, and basic tool knowledge. Additionally, students will learn Oxyfuel Cutting fundamentals.

    Course Description: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

    This course introduces students to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Students will focus on proper equipment setup, safety measures, and proper welding techniques.

    Course Description: Advanced Welding I

    This course focuses on specialized welding symbols used in blueprints and drawings. Additionally, students will learn about Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting (CAC), and advanced techniques used in SMAW.

    Course Description: Advanced Welding II

    This course will offer students the opportunity to examine Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW). Additionally, students will learn about Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).  Students will learn safety measures, setup procedures, and welding techniques for each type of welding.


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