Back to Welding Program

This course is designed to provide the fundamentals of welding for the beginner. Students will learn to operate equipment pertaining to arc welding and oxy-fuel cutting. Students will also be instructed in the choice of proper electrodes, wires and gasses. Students will receive valuable training for working in the work place including safety, crew foreman training, housekeeping, and time management. This course will be beneficial to students going into any field and specifically a welding career or any occupation that requires welding skills.

Course Objectives:  Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Safely set up and use SMAW (stick), GMAW (wire) and FCAW (flux core wire) GT AW (tig) welding equipment.
  • Perform shielded metal arc welding overlapping beads in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using E-6011 and E-7018.
  • Perform destructive bend tests using E-7018 in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Perform shielded metal arc welding lap joints and T-Joints in the horizontal position with E-6011 and E-7018.
  • Perform basic Oxy-Fuel cutting and plasma cutting using safe acceptable techniques.

Course Opportunities:  Upon completion of this course, students have the opportunity to have.

  • American Welding society, welding certification on the flat limited bend test SMAW E-7018 and FCAW.
  • A OSHA 30 hour safety training card – including 3 collage credits.
  • First aid CPR training for adult and child.
  • Fire extinguisher training.
  • Valuable training in how to work in today’s work place.



Chris Rines

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Chris Rines is a 2006 graduate of Caribou High School where he took several courses from the Caribou... MORE


Richard Mitchell

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This course meets for 36 weeks.


This course is held at Region Two .