BASIC SMAW: This course is designed for the hobbyist as well as those who plan on entering the welding profession. Students are instructed on how to strike and maintain an arc in order to deposit weld metal in the proper location. Training includes practice on welding in the flat and horizontal positions using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. 

TUITION/FEES: $500.00 ($470.00 tuition plus $30.00 registration fee). Tuition includes instruction and all materials. Full payment is due at the time of enrollment.

OPTIONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT PACKAGES - choose these options at check out.

Basic Package: Includes standard flip up shaded glass welding helmet, cotton welding jacket, gloves, safety glasses and beanie. $80.00

Upgraded Package: Includes auto-darkening welding helmet, leather sleeved cotton welding jacket, gloves, safety glasses, and beanie. $150.00

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2020 Night Welding Class Schedule

Monday and Wednesday Nights

Session 1 January 6 through 29 FULL

Session 2 February 3 through 26 FULL

Session 3 March 2 through 25 FULL

Session 4 March 30 through April 22 FULL

Session 5 April 27 through May 20

Session 6 June 1 through 24

Session 7 July 6 through 29

Session 8 August 3 through 26

Session 10 September 28 through October 21

Session 11 October 26 through November 18

Session 12 November 23 through December 16

Tuesday and Thursday Nights

Session 9 September 1 through 24

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