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Industrial welder welding fabricated construction in factory, Welding process by Flux Core

Advanced MIG/Flux Welding

300 Hours

In this 300-hour welding course, 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 MIG & Flux Core (GMAW/FCAW) welding processes.


As students advance, we continue to build on the basics of safety and welder setup as well as the welding of the 5 typical weld joints according to the AWS. A more in-depth focus on blueprints with project-based learning and out-of-position and complete joint penetration welds.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the opportunity to become a qualified welder per AWS standards, complete with industry-recognized welder certifications and certificates of completion from American Welding Laboratories.

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

  • Grinder usage and safety

  • Shop safety

  • AWS Welding symbols, terms, and definitions

  • Interpretation of blueprints for practical applications

  • Setup and maintenance of MIG welding equipment

  • MIG & Flux welding of the typical joints in all positions

  • Complete joint penetration welds in all positions

  • Study of the AWS D1.1 code visual acceptance criteria

  • Proper preparation of weld test coupons per AWS D1.1

  • 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


$ 6,020

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