Welding

Welding

Schedule Dates Time Location Cost
Welding Codes and Specifications M, 8/31-12/14 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Intro to Welding Processes MW, 8/31-10/21 3:15-6:15 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Intro to Welding Processes M, 8/31-12/20 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Intro to Welding Processes TWR, 9/1-17 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430 
Intro to Welding Processes TR, 9/1-10/22 8-11 a.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) TR, 9/1-10/22 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II TR, 9/1-10/22 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding T, 9/1-12/15 3:15-6:15 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Intro to Welding Processes TWR, 9/1-23 5-9:05 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430 
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding T, 9/1-12/15 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Gas Metal Arc Welding W, 9/2-12/16 8-11 a.m. Marple $410/
$430
Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting W, 9/2-12/16 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Gas Metal Arc Welding W, 9/2-12/16 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Print Reading and Shop Math for Fabricators R, 9/3-12/17 3:15-6:15 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) R, 9/3-12/17 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II R, 9/3-12/17 6:30-9:30 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Gas Metal Arc Welding F, 9/4-12/18 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) TWR, 9/22-10/8 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) TWR, 9/24-10/20 5-9:05 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II TWR, 10/13-29 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II TWR, 10/21-11/12 5-9:05 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430
Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting TR, 10/22-12/17 8-11 a.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Shielded Metal Arc Welding II TR, 10/22-12/17 noon-3 p.m. Marple $410/
$430
Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW) MW, 10/28-12/16 3:15-6:15 p.m. Marple $410/
$430 
Gas Metal Arc Welding TWR, 11/3-19 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430
Gas Metal Arc Welding TWR, 11/17-12/10 5-9:05 p.m. Phoenixville $410/
$430

Welding Certificate Program

Welding is an extremely important aspect in the architecture of buildings, ships, bridges, and more. The opportunities for qualified welders are great, reports the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The College has designed a 225-hour hands-on training program that delivers an introduction to welding and training in Oxyfuel cutting (OFC), SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), Blueprint reading and basic fabrication. These skills are in high demand in today’s workplace. Classes are being formed at Phoenixville campus. Call 610-359-5114 for scheduling.

Welding Classes

Intro to Welding Processes
Provides trainees with relevant theory in oxy-fuel welding and cutting, shielded metallic arc welding and their applications. Also discussed is proper selection of power sources and settings, welding electrodes, shielding gases, joint configuration, safety and welding procedures. This course includes a lecture period, followed by a practical application or lab exercise that demonstrates the topics presented.

PDS 9799 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1967, Mondays
August 31-December 20
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 1968, Mon & Wed
August 31-October 21
3:15-6:15 p.m.
Marple Campus

CRN 2239, Tues-Thurs
September 1-17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2792, Tues-Thurs
September 1-23, 5-9:05 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 1969, Tues & Thurs
September 1-October 22
8-11 a.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW)
Covers the principles of electric arc welding using electrodes 6010, 6011, 6012, and 6013 in the flat position, correct angles and methods. Also covers effects of current settings, arc lengths, electrode angles and electrode manipulation on the quality of weld joint. Welding in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions is taught. Includes a lecture period, followed by a practical application.

PDS 9803 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1972, Tues & Thurs
September 1-October 22
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1971, Thursdays
September 3-December 17
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2240, Tues-Thurs
September 22-October 8
8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2793, Tues-Thurs
September 24-October 20
5-9:05 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

CRN 1970, Mon & Wed
October 28-December 16
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Welding Codes and Specifications
This course covers welding codes and their applications. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Explain welding codes and their use. Use welding specifications. Apply proper use of A.P.I., A.W.S., and A.M.E. codes.

PDS 9828 /Length 45 hours

CRN 2821, Mondays
August 31-December 14
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
This course covers effects of current settings, arc lengths, electrode angles and electrode manipulation on the quality of weld joint. Welding in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions is taught. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: state the effects of current settings on the weld, control electrodes in the correct manner, weld in vertical, overhead, and horizontal positions using 6010 and 6011, 6012 and 6013 electrodes.

PDS 9804 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1975, Tues & Thurs
September 1-October 22
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1974, Thursdays
September 3-December 17
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2242, Tues-Thurs
October 13-29, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2795, Tues-Thurs
October 21-November 12
5-9:05 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2794, Tues & Thurs
October 22-December 17
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1973, Mon & Wed
October 26-December 16
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW-Mig)
Covers GMAW equipment set-up and operation. The theory of gas metal arc welding is applied to mild steel and plate steel in all positions. Introduces single- and multi-phase welds using a variety of electrode (wire) diameters. Also covers the application of gas metal-arc welding theory to non-ferrous materials and their alloys. Various modes of metal transfer are addressed. Includes lecture followed by a practical application.

PDS 9805 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1976, Wednesdays
September 2-December 16
8-11 a.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1977, Wednesdays
September 2-December 16
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2796, Fridays
September 4-December 18
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2243, Tues-Thurs
November 3-19, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Phoenixville Campus

CRN 2797, Tues-Thurs
November 17-December 10
5-9:05 p.m., Phoenixville Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Intro: Oxy-Fuel Welding & Cutting
Emphasis on fuel gases, welding and cutting equipment. Covers advantages and disadvantages of fuel gases; maintenance of oxy-fuel welding set; demonstrates lighting, adjusting, and extinguishing an oxy-fuel flare; and using an oxy-fuel cutting torch.

PDS 9798 / Length 45 hours

CRN 1966, Wednesdays
September 2-December 16
noon-3 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 2807, Tues & Thurs
October 22-December 17
8-11 a.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW-Tig)
Covers various types of tungsten electrodes, tolerances, color codes, and commonly used welding machines and polar lines. Focuses on gas tungsten arc welding in various positions using ferrous and non-ferrous sheet and plate, and welding gases used in GTAW processes. Includes lecture followed by a practical application.

PDS 9806 / Length: 45 hours

CRN 1978, Tuesdays
September 1-December 15
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

CRN 1979, Tuesdays
September 1-December 15
6:30-9:30 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring $430

Print Reading and Shop Math for Fabricators
Learn to locate, interpret, and utilize welding symbols, measurements, lines and other information found on working drawings, blueprints and technical documents. Students will be able to interpret technical drawings, sketches, blueprints and make measurements (in both the U.S. Conventional System and the International System) and make mathematical calculations using the measurements to accomplish fabrication requirements. These are basic skills necessary for entry-level employment in the manufacturing industry.

PDS 9990 / Length 45 hours

CRN 2241, Thursdays
September 3-December 17
3:15-6:15 p.m., Marple Campus

Cost: Sponsoring $410
Non-Sponsoring: $430