Basic Welding/Level I Welding
(Industry: Construction Trades)
This basic welding course will allow students to gain entry level knowledge of welding techniques and skills. Participants will learn safety regulations and basic, electrical current as it pertains to welding. The focus of this course will include welding theory and practical training in booths on steel, stainless and aluminum plates and pipes and expose participants to SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW. Students will learn safety and proper use of machines and tools, oxy fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting, amperage, electrode sizing and numbering, basic weld joint design, and metal identification. Upon completion, students will receive a Career and Technical skills certificate and students are encouraged to join the American Welding Society (AWS).
*Upon successful completion of Basic Welding, students may enroll in Level I Welding for additional skills.
Equipment Needed: Boots, Safety Glasses, Stick (leather) gloves, helmet (auto darkening preferred), and long sleeve shirt must be worn and available for each class.
LENGTH: 75 Hours
*See Program Schedules for additional program dates
*This course is held in the evenings at Salem County Vocational Technical High School in Woodstown, NJ. It is offered Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.
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