BANNER Welding

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Course Overview

Students will learn to manipulate metal using a variety of welding techniques including MIG, TIG, arc welding, and plasma cutting.  Topics of study include: metallurgy, flame cutting, blueprint reading, set up and operation of drill press machine, and cutting and shearing techniques.  Students will practice these methods on aluminum, stainless steel, and other materials.  Students can create unique designs by using the CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Plasma Machine or developing metal sculpture projects.

Course Content

  • MIG welding

  • Residential welding

  • Stick welding

  • TIG welding

  • Metal identification

  • Fabrication procedures

  • Gas welding

  • Brazing and fusing

  • Drills, grinder, band saws and chop saws

  • Preparation of metals

  • CNC plasma cutting table

  • Work with iron worker/punch/shear/bend

Welding students

Welding students

Career Opportunities

  • Welder

  • Machinist

  • Machine Operator

  • Custom Fabricator

  • Pipe Fitter

  • Steam Fitter

  • Iron Worker

  • Construction Contractor

  • Metal Sculpture Artist

  • New Age Blacksmith

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money icon Picture Starting Salary ​35k upward growth icon Picture Job Growth: ​High Need piggy bank icon Picture Salary 35k - 84k

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