Welding Courses

Weekday & Weekend Welding Classes


Welding 101 – Intro to MIG Welding

This course is the perfect option for the recreational welder or hobbyist. The course is 16 hours (one weekend) and includes welding instruction in fundamentals, safety, and equipment; hands-on practice; and time for you to work on a project to take home.

$375 

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Welding 102 – Intro to SMAW (stick) Welding

This is an 8 hour (one day) class and is suited for students who have completed Welding 101 and want to further their skills. Stick welding offers a whole new range of options for projects, and is a necessary skill for those looking to work in heavy industry. 

Whether your interest is for personal projects or for honing skills that will be appealing to a potential employer, this course is the perfect next step.

$150

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Welding 103 – Intro to TIG Welding

This is an intensive 8 hour (one day) class that will give you the advanced skills and confidence you need to continue working with metal in your area of interest.

This welding class is focused completely on the art of TIG welding, and is suitable for students who have already mastered the basics of MIG and/or SMAW welding. Students will be trained in the basic concepts of TIG welding with both steel and stainless steel. 

$210 

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Welding 104 – Advanced MIG Welding / Metal Sculpture

This 16 hour (two day) class includes additional training in MIG welding to introduce students to working with different materials. Students will advance their skills by working with aluminum MIG welding (spool gun), as well as stainless steel.   

A project will be completed with a focus on metal art sculpture.

$375  

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Welding 105 – Advanced TIG Welding

This 8 hour (one day) course is for the individual who has a solid set of skills in other areas of welding and wants to take it to a whole new level. 

Our Advanced TIG welding classes focus on aluminum TIG welding. Aluminum is light, strong and extremely versatile – once you have mastered the skills needed to weld aluminum and have a little experience under your belt, there is virtually no metal project you cannot take on and complete with amazing results – be it art, furniture, maintenance, or to enhance your opportunities for employment. 

The skills and opportunities you take from this 8 hour (one day) intensive course will benefit you far into the future.

$375  

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AWS SMAW (stick) Welding – 80 hours

Our AWS (American Welding Society) Certification Classes are a great way to kick-start a career in welding, or even to further a personal hobby. 

This course is 80 hours and takes place over 5 weekends if the student is not in the Fast Track program (see below). It will prepare the student to take the American Welding Society D1.1  certification test for structural welding. The focus will be on Shielded Metal Arc Welding, commonly known as stick welding. For anyone looking to enter the industry, this knowledge is a must. 

$3200

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AWS MIG Welding – 64 hours

This is a 64 hour course which takes place over 4 weekends if the student is not in the Fast Track program (see below). 

The focus is on Gas Metal Arc Welding, commonly known as MIG welding. It is the most popular technique in fabrication shops and manufacturing, and is a great place to start if you’re thinking about a career in welding!

$2800 

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AWS TIG Cert – 64 hours

This is a 64 hour course which takes place over 4 weekends if the student is not in the Fast Track program (see below). 

The focus is on Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), commonly known as TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding. This is a manual process that is used mostly for welding thin metals and achieving fine precision. You will learn to TIG weld on carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Your test will be taken on stainless steel.

$2800 

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AWS Flux Core Welding – 64 hours

This is a 64 hour course which takes place over 4 weekends if the student is not in the Fast Track program (see below). 

The focus is on Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), commonly known as Flux Core welding. This process has a lot of industrial applications in any situation that calls for high quality welds to be laid in the most efficient way possible.

$2800

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Please note that we do not offer refunds on welding classes or workshop purchases.


Welding Career Bundles


Career Bundle I – 224 hours

Our career bundles are designed for students who intend to make welding their career, whether it be straight out of high school or at a fork in the road. 

This bundle includes AWS Certification classes in SMAW (stick), MIG, and TIG welding. 

In addition to their welding and fabrication skills, students will gain valuable instruction and experience in the use of common shop tools such as grinders, band saws, oxyacetylene torch cutting, and plasma cutting.

Students who are not on the Fast Track (see below) will usually finish this career bundle in 13 weekends, or 224 hours of workshop time. 

$8500

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Please call us at (434) 531-3517 so we can set up your online appointment for purchase. We’ll go over details of the course if you have any questions, set you up with the Fast Track option if you’d like, determine your start date, and send an online link for you to complete your registration!


Career Bundle II – 272 hours

This bundle includes AWS Certification classes in SMAW (stick), MIG, TIG, and FLUX CORE welding. 

In addition to their welding career and fabrication skills, students will gain valuable instruction and experience in the use of common shop tools such as grinders, band saws, oxyacetylene torch cutting, and plasma cutting. 

Students who are not on the Fast Track (see below) will usually finish this career bundle in 18 weekends, or 272 hours of workshop time. 

$9500

or Call us to Sign up HERE

Please call us at (434) 531-3517 so we can set up your online appointment for purchase. We’ll go over details of the course if you have any questions, set you up with the Fast Track option if you’d like, determine your start date, and send an online link for you to complete your registration and begin your welding career! 

 


 

FAST TRACK OPTION

Students who wish to complete their classes faster can sign up for the Fast Track, which means they will attend class not only every other weekend, but also every week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 

Just let us know which you would prefer! We’re always welding.  


Please note that we do not offer refunds on welding classes or workshop purchases.