Comprehensive Industrial Welding Course

CIW 100

Tuition:  

$12,500.00

** Tuition includes text books and a welding kit (welding helmet, a pair of safety glasses, welding gloves and welding jacket).

Schedule:
Cohort 8- January 2 – April 14, 2017
Cohort 9- May 1 – August 11, 2017
Cohort 10- August 28 – December 8, 2017

Course Description:

The Comprehensive Industrial Welding (CIW) Program is the fastest and highest welder qualifying certificate program in the state. CIW provides students with the potential to receive over 24 welder qualification test records (WQTRs) in all four processes: GMAW, FCAW, SMAW, GTAW from 1G (flat) – 4G (overhead).

Students receive weekly lessons in Safety, Mathematics & Measurement, Blue Print Reading and the integration of these disciplines in welding, fabrication and basic manual machining over a 15 week intensive semester.

CIW students have the opportunity to participate in two work practicums – one at Moran Iron Works and one with a Corporate Manufacturer in Michigan. Students also will produce an Integrated Project; welding and fabricating a job for the community.

Students gain experience with metal cutting equipment, metal sheering, Powered Industrial Trucks, Aerial Work Platforms, Scaffold Platforms and Mobile Equipment.

Construction Technology - GMCA

Construction Technology – NCCER Certificate

Tuition:  

$7,800

** All programs reduced to $3,900 for HBA members.

Schedule:

January 2nd – April 4th, 2017

August 28th– December 8th, 2017 8:00AM- 4:00PM Monday- Friday

Course Description:

The program is a FAST TRACK intensive 15 week/ 405 hour course with 195 hours of practicum offering.

• Site layout, Principles, Equipment, Measurement and Leveling
• Materials that form various kinds of concrete, Reinforcing Materials and Forms
• Handling, Placing and Finishing Concrete
• Intro to Masonry Trade, Safety Practices & requirements, PPE
• Methods &Procedures in Masonry Installation, Hands-on skill development
• Floor Systems
• Wall & Ceiling Framing
• Roof Framing
• Roofing Applications
• Exterior Finishing
• Basic Stair Layout
• Electrical Safety
• Residential Electrical Services
• Intro to HVAC
• Intro to Drain, Waste & Vent Systems (DWV)
• Plastic Pipe & Fittings
• Copper Pipe & Fittings

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Labs.

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Welding Course

Basic

Tuition:  

$375.00

**A welding helmet, leather welding gloves and a welding jacket are required for this class. (required items are available for purchase at IAI, in a kit for $87.00)

Schedule:

Thursday evenings September 15 – Nov. 3, 2016 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Thursday evenings March 2 – April 20, 2017 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Thursday evenings June 22 – August 10, 2017 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Course Description:

This course is 8 weeks and will provide students an opportunity to develop knowledge and skill application in various welding processes. The course will cover basic welding safety, SMAW Processes, Introduction to GMAW, and Oxy Fuel cutting.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Welding Lab.

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Manual Machining

100

Tuition:  

$750 per student (or $600 per student if enrolling together in groups of 2+)

**Leather gloves and safety glasses are required for this class. (Required items can be provided by students or are available for purchase in a kit at IAI)

Schedule:

To be determined

Course Description:

This 10 week course provides instruction on the theory and operation of drill presses, manual lathes, milling machines, grinders and other machining tools. Students will receive training on drill bit sharpening, explanation of proper tap drill sizing, different thread pitches and tapping head experience.  The lathe curriculum will cover facing, turning, boring and single point threading.  Milling machine training will focus on squaring a vise, tramming heads, the use of edge finders, digital read-outs and proper block squaring. Hands-on projects are the basis for instruction.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Lab.

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Basic Ornamental Welding

100

Tuition:  

$475

This price includes use of equipment, consumables, limited scrap metal and instruction by an experienced metal artist.

**A welding helmet (auto darkening preferable), leather gloves and a welding jacket are required for this class. (Required items can be provided by students or are available for purchase in a kit at IAI for $175.00)

For students submitting a METAL ART PROJECT FORM – any larger quantity or size of metal needed beyond scrap available will be estimated and is an ADDITIONAL COST TO THE STUDENT.

Schedule:

Thursday evenings September 15 – Nov. 3, 2016 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Thursday evenings March 2 – April 20, 2017 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Thursday evenings May 18 – July 6th, 2017 from 4:30PM-7:30PM

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to metal work for students with limited or no knowledge of welding, metal types, techniques or equipment used in moving metal.  The course will focus on the forming and fabrication of linear stock, steel and “found” (recycled) metal.  Students will be using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding and Oxy-Acetylene Welding processes and will be introduced to finishing metals; grinding; rolling; cutting, punching and moving machines.  Two pre-designed projects will be completed.  Students will also have the opportunity to design and create one of their own pieces during the course time.

Course runs for 8 weeks, one night per week.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Lab.

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Ornamental Welding

Design One

Tuition:  

$475

This price includes use of equipment, consumables, limited scrap metal and instruction by an experienced metal artist.

**A welding helmet (auto darkening preferable), leather gloves and a welding jacket are required for this class. (Required items can be provided by students or are available for purchase in a kit at IAI for $175.00)

For students submitting a METAL ART PROJECT FORM – any larger quantity or size of metal needed beyond scrap available will be estimated and is an ADDITIONAL COST TO THE STUDENT.

Schedule:

Wednesdays June 22- August 10, 2016- 6:00PM-9:00PM

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to metal fabrication, design, layout, cutting, forming and finishing techniques to make a piece of metal art. This course is focused on understanding how to design, plan and execute a piece of metal artwork that is 3D or 2D style. The student will design and create two basic projects. The categories to select from are: vessel; pillar; relief or “found” (recycled) objects.

Prerequisites: Basic Industrial Welding or Basic Ornamental Welding or waiver approved by the instructor. Metal Art Project Form up front.

Course runs for 6 weeks, one evening 6:00Pm-9:00PM per week.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Lab.

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Ornamental Welding

Design II

Tuition:  

$475

This price includes use of equipment, consumables, limited scrap metal and instruction by an experienced metal artist.

**A welding helmet (auto darkening preferable), leather gloves and a welding jacket are required for this class. (Required items can be provided by students or are available for purchase in a kit at IAI for $175.00)

For students submitting a METAL ART PROJECT FORM – any larger quantity or size of metal needed beyond scrap available will be estimated and is an ADDITIONAL COST TO THE STUDENT.

Schedule:

TBD

Course Description:

This course is designed for a student to continue their studies of welding and metal artwork in 3D or 2D style from Ornamental Welding Design 1. The student will design, plan and create their own metal artwork. This course will continue to give a deeper understanding of sculptural metal arts. This course continues art coaching through the use of machines, metal fabrication, design, layout, cutting, forming and finishing techniques.

Prerequisites: Ornamental Welding Design 1. Metal Art Project Form up front.

Course runs for 6 weeks, one day per week.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Lab.

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Metal Art

Independent Study

Tuition:  

$475

This price includes use of equipment, consumables, limited scrap metal and instruction by an experienced metal artist.

**A welding helmet (auto darkening preferable), leather gloves and a welding jacket are required for this class. (Required items can be provided by students or are available for purchase in a kit at IAI for $175.00)

For students submitting a METAL ART PROJECT FORM – any larger quantity or size of metal needed beyond scrap available will be estimated and is an ADDITIONAL COST TO THE STUDENT.

Course Description:

This course is designed for metal artists to work independently to study metal arts.  A design and drawing of all artwork is required for presentation and review prior to acceptance into this course.   Submission is approved by the Artist-in-Residence.  The metal artist works independently with support from two experienced metal artists.  Lab time required for the Independent Study project will be designated between the artist, Artist-in-Residence and the IAI Staff.

Prerequisites: A deep understanding of all equipment at IAI and Iron One Studio.  Metal Art Project Form up front.

Recommendation for Course time frame is two days per week.

**Full leather, steel-toed boots are the responsibility of the student and must be worn in order to work in the Industrial Arts Institute Welding Lab.

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Introductory Craft Skills - Core Curriculum

(Pre-requisite for all program levels)

Tuition:  

$1560.00** All programs reduced to $780.00 for HBA members.

Schedule:

Thursday evenings September 29 – December 15, 2016 5:30PM-9:30PM

Thursday evenings January 26– April 6, 2017 5:30PM-9:30PM

Thursday evenings September 28 – December 14, 2017 5:30PM-9:30PM

Course Description:

The NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Its modules cover topics such as Basic Safety, Introduction to Construction Math, Hand Tools, Power Tools, Basic Rigging, Material Handling, Communication Skills and Introduction to Construction Drawings. Completing this curriculum gives the trainee the basic skills needed to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.

Carpentry I

Must complete/pass pre-requisite of Introductory Craft Skills - CORE

Tuition:  

$1560.00 ** All programs reduced to $780.00 for HBA members.

Schedule:

Tuesday evenings January 3– April 11, 2017 5:30PM-9:30PM

Tuesday evenings August 29– December 5, 2017 5:30PM-9:30PM

Course Description:

Carpenters cut, shape, fit, and assemble building materials in the construction of buildings – residential and home, bridges, highways, docks, and industrial plants. Following blueprints they measure, layout, and build foundations, walls, floors, ceilings and roofs.

This curriculum covers content such as Building Materials, Fasteners, Adhesives, Hand & Power Tools, Reading Plans and Elevations, Floor Systems, Wall and Ceiling Framing, Roof Framing, Introduction to Concrete, Windows and Exterior Doors, Basic Stair Layout.

**Progression of training Carpentry Module II-IV available in following semesters

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