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Welding Fundamentals

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You pay only $666, if you qualify and pending availability of FastForward* funds. 

Learn and practice the basic welding processes most commonly used in industrial fabrication: Oxy-Fuel Welding, Brazing and Cutting along with Plasma Cutting, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, and Gas Metal Arc Welding (including Flux-Core Welding).  Covers safety procedures, common shop procedures, welding tools and equipment, and welding drawing interpretation.  

The second part of the class will focus on refining skills required to make flat, vertical and overhead welds on Steel Plate. You'll be engaged in extensive practice welding using the SMAW (also known as Stick Welding) and FCAW (Flux Cored Arc Welding). The completed course prepares students to take the AWS certification test in 1G (Flat), 3G (Vertical) and 4G (Overhead) positions in accordance with D1.1 Structural Welding Code-Steel. These skills will prepare students for employment as entry-level Structural Welders.

Note: Welding textbook included in class tuition. Welding textbook: Principles and Applications, Eighth Edition BOOK IS PROVIDED AS PART OF THE FEES AND WILL BE HANDED OUT AT THE FIRST CLASS.  

Required for class:
  • Hard-soled, 8" lace up leather boots (steel-toe preferred but not required).
  • Leather Work Gloves
  • Safety Glasses (ANZI Z87.1)
  • Earbuds/In-ear headphones
First eight weeks - classes will be held on Wednesday & Thursday, 9 am - 12 pm
Second eight weeks - classes will be held on Monday & Tuesday, 9 am - 12 pm

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Class Details

38 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Wed, Thu.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Mt. Crawford Welding Center
  Online Classes - Workforce & Continuing Education.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Andrew Folsom  2.Wiley Perry 



Please read:  I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.



Registration Closes On
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 12/25/2019, 12/26/2019, 01/01/2020, 01/02/2020, 05/25/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
12/4/2019 - 2/6/2020 Weekly - Wed, Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Andrew Folsom 
2/24/2020 - 3/10/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Wiley Perry 
3/23/2020 - 4/7/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM VIRTUAL-ONLINE, Online Classes - Workforce & Continuing Education  Map Wiley Perry 
7/6/2020 - 8/4/2020 Weekly - Mon, Tue 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Wiley Perry