Welding I/II

The Welding course focuses on the NCCER Learning Series Core and SMAW.  Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in the areas of employability skills, safety, and basic tool knowledge.  Additionally, students will learn oxyfuel cutting fundamentals.  Students will cover proper equipment setup, safety measures, and correct welding techniques.  This couse offers 2 units of credit.


Program Components


  • Orientation, Leadership, & Basic Safety
  • Math, Measuring Tools, & Instruments
  • Blueprints, Hand Tools, & Power Tools
  • Drill Press & Band Saw Operations
  • Lathe and Milling Machines Operation
  • Grinding Operations


Metal Fabrication:

  • Advanced Leaderhip & Employability Skills
  • Advanced Lathe & Milling Operations
  • Computerized Numerical Control
  • Basic Oxy-Fuel Cutting & Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)


Instructor - Mr. Art Flaherty


Metal Fabrication
Art Flaherty