The metal fabrication industry is short of skilled workers, so if you have ever considered welding as a second job or you would like to learn more about this skill, join our group. This hands-on course will teach you basic oxy-acetylene welding and shielded metal arc welding skills. Using state of the art equipment, class work will include joint design, melting points, types of filler metal and electrodes.
Required for first night of class: welding hood with #10 shade, #5 gas welding goggles, safety glasses, welding jacket or coat, welding gloves, and leather work shoes.
This course will be taught by Greg Smith, head welder/fabricator at Associated Electro-Mechanics. Class limited to 6 students.
Time: Wednesdays, beginning January 18th, 6:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School
Cost: $450 for all six classes (includes materials)