The eight hour GMAW/MIG clinic provides the student with a basic introduction to this semi-automatic wire fed welding process. The clinic begins in the classroom with discussions on GMAW techniques, weld metal transfer, shielding gases, basic troubleshooting, and welding safety. In the booths, students will practice MIG welding on 1/4” and 1/8” carbon steel using the short-arc metal transfer.

HOURS: The clinic runs from 8:00 to 4:00.

TUITION:     $200.00 ($170.00 tuition plus $30.00 registration fee)Tuition includes instruction, all materials, and the use of the school’s personal protective equipment (PPE’s helmet, jacket, gloves, safety glasses, and beanie) for the day. Full payment is due at the time of enrollment.

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2020 One Day GMAW/MIG Welding Clinics

January 17

March 13

May 15

July 17

September 18

November 13

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