Introduction to Ornamental Welding & Plasma Cutting


**An auto-darkening 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 from IAI.

Tuition: $600.00 (includes lab equipment & GMAW Welding instruction, project metals and welding consumables) 

October 7 – October 30th, 2019 Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00PM till 9:00PM

Course Description:
This course is 24 hours of instruction in the introduction to ornamental welding.  It will include an introduction to metal work for students with limited knowledge of welding.  The course will focus on CNC plasma cutting, Gas Metal Arc Welding(GMAW), and the forming and fabrication of linear stock, steel and “found” (recycled) metal projects. 
Students will make two required projects and then have a choice of creating one of five pre-designed metal art projects that they will take home.

  • Students must provide their own Welding jacket, gloves and auto darkening helmet or purchase a kit w/ these required items from IAI Students Services.
  • Projects MUST be able to be completed within the 24 hours of lab time provided.
  • Minimum of 3 & maximum of 8 students per class.