What Will I Learn?

  • How to properly set up and use welding equipment safely
  • Weld fillet and lap welds in the 1F, 2F and 3F positions on various thicknesses of carbon steel
  • Welding theory for a deeper understanding of the welding process

Description

Welding plays a crucial role in many different industries in the Magic Valley. It is clear that the welding industry is currently undergoing difficult times with an extremely large shortage of skilled welders. Grow your current skillset through this 30-hour training that focuses on Stick welding.

This course serves as a basic introduction to the SMAW welding process. Students will learn the theory and techniques to properly set up and use SMAW welding equipment safely. Students will weld the common joints found in the welding industry in various positions on carbon steel. Students will gain a foundational knowledge of welding as it applies to SMAW.

This course is an Idaho LAUNCH approved training opportunity. Complete this quick FORM to see what you can qualify for.

Walk Away With

  • Training that will include 20+ hours of a hands-on demonstration of proper welding processes
  • Training that will prepare you for your welding qualification exam through the American Welding Society (optional)
  • Certification of completion provided by CSI Workforce Development & Training

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for any individuals who have always wanted to learn to weld, are looking to learn a different type of weld or looking to increase their skills and abilities for workforce purposes.

Instructor Bio

Scott Price brings a unique talent and skill set to the Workforce Development & Training team. Scott is a graduate of Wyo-Tech and received his degrees in training on automotive, street rod and chassis fabrication. He is licensed as an ASE Certified Technician with 3 years of experience as a technician with Chevrolet. Scott has had 8 years of experience as a service advisor, 18 months as an auto body shop manager, and two years of experience as a service manager. Scott grew up in Union City, California and has a love for bikes and cars and it is his passion. He has been in Twin Fall, Idaho for 13 years and enjoys outdoor adventures such as camping, hiking, and all things water sports.