Classes Available

Welding 100 – Oxygen & Acetylene Welding-Cutting Basic Setup:

Shop & Field Use   8 hours $ 250.00

 

WELDING 101 – INTRODUCTION TO MIG WELDING

This 8 hour course covers the basics of MIG welding. The course includes workshop discussion that covers safety, the equipment and the principals of MIG welding. Whether your interest are personal projects or honing your skills. Flux core and solid wire.   Cost of 8 hour class: $ 295

 

WELDING 102 – INTRODUCTION TO STICK WELDING

This 8 hour course, stick welding offers a whole new range of options for projects and skills. Whether your interest are personal projects or your honing skills .   5P & 5p Plus           Cost of 8 hour class: $ 295

WELDING 103 – INTRODUCTION TO TIG WELDING (SS only)

This course is designed for the student who has experience with the basics either for personal projects or employment and is interested in furthering his or her skills. The course is focused completely on the art of TIG welding. The student will be trained in the basic concept of TIG welding with steel and stainless steel. This is an intensive 8 hour course that will give you the advanced skills and confidence to continue working with metal in your area of interest.                         Cost of 8 hour class: $295

WELDING 201 – ADVANCED MIG WELDING

This 16-hour advanced class includes additional training in MIG welding including aluminum welding with spool gun, and stainless steel.   4043 – Vertical and Overhead 6061 plate     Cost of 16 hour class: $ 595

 

WELDING 202 – ADVANCED STICK WELDING

This 16 hour advanced class includes additional training in flat, vertical and horizontal welding and the basics for welding pipe.        Cost of 16 hour class $ 595

 

 

WELDING 203 – ADVANCED TIG WELDING

Aluminum TIG welding. Aluminum is light, strong and extremely versatile. This course is for the individual who has a solid set of skills in other areas of welding and wants to take it to a whole new level. Weld 1/16” 4043, 1/8 – 3/16 – ¼” Box       . Cost of 8 hour class: $595

 

WELDING 204 – ADVANCED TIG WELDING

Aluminum TIG welding. Aluminum is light, strong and extremely versatile. This course is for the individual who has a solid set of skills in other areas of welding and wants to take it to a whole new level. Weld 1/16” 4043, 1/8 – 3/16 – ¼” Box       . Cost of 16 hour class: $ 895

Fundamentals of Welding 40 Hours $ 1600

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to provide necessary knowledge and skills for an entry-level welder. Oxy-Fuel, Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG), Gas Metal Arc (MIG) and Shielded Metal Arc (Stick) processes are taught with theory and hands on practice

 

INTERMEDIATE GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (40 hours) $ 2200

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to advance the student’s skills in the Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) process. Emphasis will be placed on the student’s ability to prepare material and perform welding of flat, horizontal and vertical fillet welds and flat groove welds in carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum.

INTERMEDIATE SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING (40 hours) $ 2200

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to advance the student’s skills in the Shielded Metal Arc (Stick) process. Emphasis will be placed on the student’s ability to prepare material and perform welding of fillet and groove welds in carbon steel using E6010 and E7018 electrodes in all positions. Practice is geared towards Structural Welding Code vertical and overhead tests.

INTERMEDIATE GAS METAL ARC WELDING (40 hours) $ 2200.00

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to advance the student’s skills in the Gas Metal Arc (MIG) process. Emphasis will be placed on the student’s ability to prepare material and perform welding of fillet and groove welds in carbon steel in all positions. Practice is geared towards Structural Welding vertical and overhead.

ADVANCED GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING – PIPE (40 hours) $3400

DESCRIPTION: This class will further advance the students welding skills to pipe. The student will learn the techniques required of a certified pipe welder. Proper tacks and feather edging, filler metal angles and manipulations for open root pipe welding are taught. Class will consist of welding on carbon steel pipe with the GTAW process. Training will be with ER70S carbon steel solid wire with upward progression. Practice is geared toward certification .

ADVANCED GAS METAL ARC WELDING – PIPE (40 hours) $3200

DESCRIPTION: This class will further advance the students welding skills to pipe. The student will learn the techniques required of a certified pipe welder. Proper tacks and feather edging, filler metal angles and manipulations for open root pipe welding are taught. Class will consist of welding on carbon steel pipe with the GMAW-SC and FCAW processes. Training will be with ER70S solid wire short circuit transfer GMAW down bead root with E71T-1 flux cored wire hot and fill passes, upward progression. Practice is geared toward certification .

ADVANCED SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING- PIPE (40 hours) $ 2850

DESCRIPTION: This class will further advance the students welding skills to pipe. The student will learn the techniques required of a certified pipe welder. Proper tacks and feather edging, filler metal angles and manipulations for open root pipe welding are taught. Emphasis will be placed on E6010 root and hot pass with E7018 low hydrogen fill and cap. Practice is geared toward certification.

In all workshops safety glasses, boots, long sleeves, gloves, helmet, and long pants required. Gloves, safety glasses, jackets and helmets can be purchased at the class for an additional charge. No pants with worn cuffs allowed. No shorts or tee-shirts. Cell phones must be left in the car, as TIG welders can damage pagers and cell phones, camera cards, pacemakers etc. Proof of Insurance must be provided at registration

Must sign a release of Liability & Waiver before starting workshops   __________________________

Certification Path Courses

Structural Flux Core FCAW Welding $3750 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation
This is a 60 hour class
You will get to use the Shielded Flux Core process with various shielding gasses with the goal of passing one of the Code Certifications. This is one of the primary processes currently used for Structural, Boiler and Pipe welds. Certification testing will be on last 8 hour session.

Structural/ASME SMAW (Stick) Welding $4250 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation
This is an 80 hour class
SMAW is still the primary process used in the field for structural, boiler and pipe welds. You will get to use the SMAW process with the goal of passing one of the Code Certifications. Certification Testing will be on the last 8 hour session.

Certification Path Courses continued
GMAW (Mig) Welding $3750 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation
This is a 60 hour class
You will get to use the GMAW process with the goal of passing one of the Code Certifications. GMAW is the most common process used in Sheet Metal, Fab Shops and Automotive Repair. This is probably the most versatile process with applications for carbon steels, stainless steels, aluminum, and even some exotic materials.

GTAW (Tig) Welding $4500 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation
This is an 80 hour class
You will get to use the GTAW process with the goal of passing one of the Code Certifications.
GTAW is used in almost every industry. It is the premier skill for a welder to have. It is used in Energy Piping, Automotive, Sheet Metal, Custom Fabrication of every kind. It has applications for carbon steels, stainless steels, aluminum and just about every weldable exotic material in existence. This is also the process requiring the most skill and experience.

Each student in a Certification Path Class will have the opportunity to perform 1 test on the last 8 hour session and have it evaluated for certification. Students can opt for more than 1 at additional expense.
Career Path Courses
Industry Specific course combinations

Pipe welder – A combination of GTAW/SMAW to qualify you to work on everything from HVAC to Nuclear Steam systems $8850 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation.
This is a 224 hour class
This class will cover Basic Pipe Fitting, Welding in Positions, Various Code Requirements, Chrome and Stainless welding.

Plate Welder – A combination of SMAW/FCAW to qualify you to work in the Structural/Boiler fields. $7500 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation.
This is a 160 hour class
This class will cover Cutting and Fitting carbon steel, Welding in Positions, Various Code Requirements.

Fabricator/Automotive – A combination of GMAW/GTAW focusing on thinner materials. $7500 Includes 4 hour Safety Orientation
This is a 160 hour class
This Class will cover Cutting, Fitting and Welding Steel and Aluminum in a number of forms.

Each Student in a Career Path Class will have the opportunity to perform 2 Procedures with more available at additional expense. Certification/Career Path Students will also have 6 months to take additional tests at the Development Session/Procedure Test cost.