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Advanced Structural Welding

250 hours
300 hours

This comprehensive course is split into two sections where students will learn all the basics from safety, blueprints, and welder setup, to the welding of the 5 typical weld joints, in all positions, according to the American Welding Society for the following welding processes, Stick (SMAW), MIG (GMAW), Flux Core (FCAW).

 

The first 250 hours of this course students will learn basic and advanced techniques of Stick welding where at the end they will have the opportunity to test for their nationally recognized welding certs per AWS standards centered around this welding process 

The second half of the course students will learn basic and advanced techniques of MIG & Flux Core welding in the remaining 300 hours. At the end of this course students will have the opportunity to test for their nationally recognized welding cert per AWS standards centered around this welding process.

 

*Students may opt to take either section as a stand-alone course

  • Setup, usage and safety of cutting torch, plate beveling machine and plasma cutter

  • Grinder usage and safety

  • General Shop safety

  • AWS Welding symbols, terms, definitions

  • Interpretation of blueprints for practical applications

  • Setup and maintenance of Stick & MIG welding equipment

  • Stick, MIG, Flux Core welding of the typical joints in all positions

  • Upon successful completion the opportunity to become a certified welder per AWS specifications

Schedule M-F

Morning, Full-time 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Evening, Part-time 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Breakdown

SWC1214 (Stick Welding Course 1214)

SWC1214.1 - Basics of Stick (3.5 wks)         

SWC1214.2 - Advanced Stick (3.5 wks)     

 

Time: 250 hours

(7 weeks FT) 

(12.5 weeks PT)

Cost: $4,494.15 

 

MFC1216 (MIG/Flux Course 1216)

MFC1216.1 - Basics of MIG (2 wks)                      

MFC1216.2 - Advanced MIG (2 wks)                

 

MFC1216.3 - Basics of Flux (2 wks)              

MFC1216.4 - Advanced Flux (2 wks)       

 

Time: 300 hrs

(8 weeks FT)

(15 weeks PT)

Cost: $5,492.85

 

Combined Stick & MIG/Flux Course

Time: 550 hours

(15 weeks FT)

(27.5 weeks PT)

Cost: $9,987

*Please note that courses may be taken individually

 

Students will receive a tool bucket valued at $800 that includes, but is not limited to, the following;

Welding hood, welders cap, FR shirt, T-shirt, Dewalt grinder, multiple grinding disks, drivers gloves, MIG gloves, MIG pliers, striker, quick square, tape measure, stainless brush, chipping hammer, headgear (dark & clear), flapper disk, rapid strip, carbon brush, soapstone, metal bucket, crescent wrench, project calculator, flashlight, tip cleaner, safety glasses, knee pads, graph paper, & ear plugs

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