Introduction to Welding 1

Introduction to welding course the covers safety and basic knowledge of the setup and operation of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Oxy-Acetylene Cutting (OAC), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC).

Course also includes the overview of welder career responsibilities, work safety practices, career success skills, importance of job attitudes and work ethics, maintenance of equipment, beginning review of welding symbols and corresponding welds, procedures to clean and evaluate welds, cut and prepare metal plate, perform overlap beads in various positions, and begin fillet welds for plate T-joints, outside corner joints, lap joints, and butt joints.

Course Details

Course Length

4 weeks (64 hrs)



Class Hours and Locations

Dates: This class is on an open enrollment basis. Orientation to be scheduled the first Monday of the month with an exception if the first Monday falls on a holiday.

Time: Classes run Mondays-Thursdays from 4:00-8:00 pm

Location: Baker Technical Institute- 2500 E St., Baker City, OR (BTI entrance is on backside of building off of 9th and G Streets)

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