Welding

AWS WELDING CERTIFICATION
(Course ID: MFIT WEL10)
This welding certification course allows highly experienced welders the option to quickly achieve a specific certification issued by the AWS (American Welding Society) in the processes of MIG, TIG, or Stick. Students are required to bring all personal safety equipment: Welders hood, safety glasses, leather gloves, welder's jacket or sleeves, leather work boots/shoes, long pants and long sleeved shirt. 

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COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF WELDING PROCESSES & CAREERS
(Course ID: MFIT WEL1)
This course is designed as an introduction for the entry level welder and the Engineer needing an understanding of an array of welding processes.  This course will provide an overview of oxy-fuel, shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, plasma arc, resistance, flash and upset, friction, electron beam and laser welding processes.  The course includes a general understanding of equipment, electrodes, fuel gases and/or shielding gases, advantages and limitations of the processes, process applications, process variables and operational costs.

Industry or production specific requests can be accommodated to fully integrate the course outcomes to meet your strategic needs.  Additional course objectives in various welding processes are available.

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EXPLORATORY WELDING
(Course ID: MFIT WEL3)
Learn the essentials of welding in this 8 week course with veteran instructor Mark Scranton. Once you have the basics you'll work on a personal project that reflects your area of interest. Welding processes and fabrication include: stick, MIG and TIG, gas, brazing, torch cutting, and plasma cutting.

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GAS METAL ARC WELDING
(Course ID: MFIT GMW8)
Considers basic gas metal welding processes (MIG). Class covers techniques of welding in all positions on various thicknesses of metal.  Prerequisites: None. Course runs simultaneously with SMAW.

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GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING FLAT POSITION / MILD WELDING
(Course ID: MFIT GTW1)
This course will provide students with a thorough understanding of gas tungsten arc welding, arc characteristics and safety procedures and hazards.  Students will obtain the skills necessary to perform quality gas tungsten arc welds on 22 thru 11 gauge mild steel.  Weld characteristics of mild steel and information on pulsed current GTAW will be included.  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to use the gas tungsten arc welding process in the flat position to produce quality square groove and fillet welds on carbon steel.  Weld quality will be determined using the ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. 

Industry or production specific requests can be accommodated to fully integrate the course outcomes to meet your strategic needs.  Additional course objectives for various welding conditions are available.

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GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING ALL POSITION CERTIFICATION
(Course ID: MFIT GTW2)
Provides students with thorough knowledge of the gas tungsten ARC welding process, and then prepares them for the certification welds.  The course includes detailed study of the techniques of making welds in all positions using the GTAW applications.  Lectures and discussions provide additional background information essential to a qualified GTAW welder.

This course covers both the skills set needed and the certification preparation required to take the certification exam.

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INDUSTRIAL MAINTENANCE TRAINING PROGRAM
(Course ID: MFIT MAI2 )
The Industrial Maintenance Training Program was established to produce a pool of workers with the entry-level skills necessary to work in the manufacturing industry. Each course is designed to introduce students to the basic terminology and technology used by many local manufacturers. Successful completion of this program can prepare students to take the American Welding Society (AWS) certification test.

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MARKETABLE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL SKILLS - WELDING
(Course ID: MFIT WEL7)
This course leads to a number of AMS Certified Welders Certificates.  It is comprehensive course aimed at the experienced industrial worker who wants to add welding to his/her skills base.

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SKILLED TRADES WELDING
(Course ID: MFIT WEL11)
The objectives of this program are to increase the knowledge and skill levels of Skilled Trades employees in Blue Print Symbol Reading for Welders, Shielded Metal Arc (STICK), Gas Metal Arc (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG) Welding Training with an American Welding Society D1 Certification Test in 1 welding process upon the completion of the welding training program.

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WELDING FUNDAMENTALS
(Course ID: MFIT WEL2 )
This course is designed to be a preparatory class for individuals with little or no experience with welding. 100 hours of hands-on lab experience is complemented with 28 hours of classroom instruction in basic industrial math and blueprint reading. Upon completing this course students will have the opportunity to earn AWS D1.1 certifications which will provide them with the credentials to help them obtain gainful employment in the welding industry. The course will focus on Arc and MIG procedures for the novice students. Those with some welding experience will be assessed by the instructor to determine whether they are eligible for training in TIG procedure.

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WELDING FABRICATION
(Course ID: MFIT WEL4)
Provides the basic introduction to Fabrication techniques and procedures to proper selection of welding process & tool selection through hands-on applications.

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WELDING CERTIFICATION PREP
(Course ID: MFIT WEL5)
Prepares the student for certification in Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc (GMAW) or Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) welding processes through study of the welding procedure and standards established by the American Welding Society (AWS).

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WELDER RE-WORK TRAINING
(Course ID: MFIT WRW1)
Upon completion the student will be able to understand basic weld parameters with spray and circuit weld machine settings.

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