(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). Safety
Equipment Needed: Boots, Safety Glasses, Stick (leather) gloves, helmet (auto darkening preferred), and long sleeve shirt must be wore and available for each class.
LENGTH: 75 Hours
START: Session begins February 5, 2018
*This course is held in the evenings at Salem County Vocational Technical High School in Woodstown. It is offered Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30.
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