P.O. Box 241, 20902 Washington Avenue, Onaway MI 49765



Ornamental Welding

Ornamental Welding

**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.)


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


Saturdays from 8:00AM - 1:00PM beginning September 19th, 2020! Class Dates: September: 19th & 26th, October: 3rd, 10th, & 17th, 2020

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 plasma cutting, GMAW (MIG) welding, 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.