Ornamental Welding

Course Description

This course is 24 hours of ornamental welding instruction. 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.

  • Projects MUST be able to be completed within the 24 hours of lab time provided.
  • Minimum of 3 and maximum of 8 students per class.
An auto-darkening welding helmet, leather welding gloves, and a welding jacket are required for this class. These items are available for purchase at IAI as a kit for $250.00.

This training is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping, throughout the training period.  While performing the training, the student will be required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

Course Schedule

Four (4) Saturdays
 8:30am -3:00pm (w/ .5-hour lunch break)
 April 15 – May 6, 2023

Three (3) Days
8:00AM till 4:30PM (w/ .5-hour lunch break daily)
Friday, June 16 and 
Monday, June 19 and
Tuesday June 20, 2023

Program Costs

includes instruction on use of lab tools/equipment, GMAW (MIG) welding & hand-held plasma cutting.  Also includes project metals and welding consumables for  three projects noted in course description.

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