Basic Welding

Advanced Classes

This 72 hour welding class introduces students to the safety and technical requirements of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW – Stick) process and provides opportunities for extensive hands-on practice with the equipment used.


Students will be given:

    • welding terminology common to the welding industry
    • knowledge on the correct electrodes to use in possible scenarios
    • instruction on proper handling and operation of the machine amperage for different thicknesses of metals
    • activities practicing a variety of welds in the flat (1F), horizontal (2F), vertical (3F) and overhead (4F) positions
    • special emphasis on following industry approved procedures and developing safe work habits
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