Prerequisite – Journeyperson Electrician.
This course is designed as the first step for members interested in certified welding within the electrical trade. This fundamental course will allow the students to become familiar with the equipment and tools used to do Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and oxy acetylene cutting. Students will practice the SMAW stick process in the flat, horizontal, vertical up and overhead positions depending on the individual students’ ability. All practical exercises will be reinforced through general class sessions that will include welding theory, safety and symbology. NOTE: PPE, safety shoes or work boots must be worn during class. **THERE IS A $250.00 NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE THAT MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO THE START OF THE FIRST CLASS**