Welding and Metal Fabrication

Through this 500-hour adult education course, you will learn the skills necessary to enter the workforce and the advanced skills sought after by existing welders. The curriculum combines hands-on technical training, supporting classroom lessons in weld theory and online practice modules.

Units of Study

  • GTAW orbital welding
  • Shielded metal arc (stick) welding
  • Gas metal arc (MIG) welding
  • Gas tungsten arc welding (TIG)
  • Flux cored arc welding
  • Pipe welding (stick and TIG)
  • Oxy-fuel cutting and plasma cutting
  • Occupational orientation
  • Safety and health of welders
  • Drawing and welding symbol interpretation
  • Thermal cutting process
  • Manual air carbon arc cutting

Students can also test for and receive OSHA certification, 2G and 3G AWS Tests and DOT certification.

Prerequisites

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma or enroll in a GED program.

Class Schedule

  • Classes meet Monday through Wednesday from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.