Have you always wanted to learn how to
weld? Come learn the basics of welding in a supportive and comfortable environment made just for women.
In this course designed specifically for women, you will learn how to safely use various materials, tools, and techniques for basic welding. This course covers the basics of oxy-acetylene and shielded metal arc welding with related theory and practical lab instruction. You will learn how to weld common joint types on mild steel that is often encountered in manufacturing, construction, and repairs. Increase your good welding habits by getting hands-on experience in fusion welding of mild steel in both oxy-acetylene and shielded arc welding, brazing and torch cutting, and care for equipment. What’s stopping you?
Upon successful completion of Basic Welding for Women, you will:
- have gained knowledge and skills in basic welding.
- be able to weld common joint types on mild steel.
- feel confident and safe while welding.
- obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate.
This course has no prerequisites.
Participants will need to bring their own pair of safety glasses, steel-toed boots, cotton or natural fiber coveralls, and welding gloves. A welding helmet is optional, but recommended.
Basic course materials are included. Personal Project materials are extra.