Introductory Welding

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Basic Arc Welding

This course is designed for the beginning welder who has limited or no welding experience. The emphasis is on basic practical welding of steel for home or farm use. Safety will be emphasized with supervised lab practice in gas welding, cutting, and arc welding. Various welding equipment and welding techniques will be surveyed. Welding equipment and consumables are included.

This introductory welding course will include:

  • SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding)
  • GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)

Spring 2019 Dates:

March 2019: Thursday Evenings (1st, 8th, 15th & 29th)
April 2019: Thursday Evenings (5th, 12th, 19th & 26th)

Times:  5pm – 10pm
Location:  Calhoun Decatur Campus, Industrial Technologies Building
Cost:  $425.00 (includes equipment and supplies)
Class is limited to 8 participants!


Advanced Welding

This course is designed for the basic welder who has introductory welding experience. The emphasis is on welding of various materials and techniques. Student chosen projects are often included in this course. Safety will be emphasized with supervised lab practice in gas welding and arc welding. Welding equipment and consumables are included. Minimum enrollment required.

Spring 2019 Dates:

February 2019: Thursday Evenings (7th, 14th, 21st, 28th)

Times:  5pm – 10pm
Location:  Calhoun Decatur Campus, Industrial Technologies Building
Cost:  $450.00 (includes equipment and supplies)
Class is limited to 8 participants!