Welding

Welding Courses

From beginners to individuals looking to advance their welding skillset, we have the solutions to fit your needs. Area manufacturers trust our expert instructors to provide their employees with the skills needed to be productive on the job. Training you recieve in our courses may articulate to college credit towards your welding A.A.S. degree. Contact us at cwd@otc.edu for details.

Please bring your own welding helmet, gloves, and safety glasses to class. You must also wear a long sleeve shirt and pants to class.

Course Information Cr Hrs
Introduction to Stick & MIG Welding

Introduces the fundamentals of welding process and provides hands-on training to students who are developing welding skills. Covers theory, practice of oxy fuel welding, cutting process, plasma cutting, shielded metal-arc welding and MIG welding. Class fee includes welding lab fee.

Bring welding gloves, welding helmet and safety glasses to class. Wear long sleeves.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDT 100 Feb 2-18; MW 8-12pm CWD $349

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Introduction to TIG Welding

Designed to expand welding skills. Covers both theory and practice of TIG welding. Students will work with mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum metals. Class fee includes welding lab fee.

Bring welding gloves, welding helmet and safety glasses to class. Wear long sleeves.

Course Dates Times Location Price
WDT 400 Feb 23-Mar 09; MW 5:30-8:30pm CWD $450

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Welding Certificate Workshop

This course is intended for experienced welders who need to be certified in a weld procedure. Practice time is provided before the weld test is taken. One certification test is included in this price but additional certifications can be added.  

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Aluminum Welding

Covers procedures and techniques in the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process and Pulsed (GMA). Includes health safety, and environmental practices, welding terminology, GTAW process and equipment, equipment operation and techniques, power source types and controls, welding currents and polarities, tungsten electrodes, and shielding gases.

Bring welding gloves, welding helmet and safety glasses to class. Wear long sleeves.

Check back for later times or call 417-447-8918 for customized training!

Stainless Steel Welding

This course includes procedures and techniques in the gas Tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and Pulsed (GMA). Including health safety, and environmental practices, welding terminology, GTAW process and equipment, equipment operation and techniques, power source types and controls, welding currents and polarities, tungsten electrodes shielding gases, stainless steel welding.

Bring welding gloves, welding helmet and safety glasses to class. Wear long sleeves.

Check back for later times or call 417-447-8918 for customized training!

Blueprint Reading and Layout

This course includes principles and techniques of steel layout plus procedures for interpreting. It covers measurements, fundamentals of blueprint reading, welding symbols and sizes, blueprint interpretation, layout tools and techniques.

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