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Welding: Intro - MIG

Course number : WELD S011   ID : 2207   
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**This course is approved for Idaho LAUNCH funding**

Have you ever wanted to feel the power of the sun at your fingertips? What would your life be like if you had the ability to use inert gas to fuse stainless steel into whatever you want? Our intro to MIG Welding training course can easily cultivate these abilities and strengthen your resumé. 

This course serves as an introductory and intermediate course to GMAW and FCAW processes. You will learn the theory of and the techniques needed to properly set up and use GMAW and FCAW welding equipment safely. You will weld the common joints found in the welding industry, in all positions using solid and flux cored wires.

With welders retiring at twice the pace of new welders coming into the field, it is anticipated that in the years to come there will be a need for 310,000 replacement and new positions. Grow your current skillset through this 30-hour training that focuses on GMAW and FCAW welding. 

Walk Away With:

  • Training that will include 20+ hours of a hands-on demonstration of proper welding processes
  • Training that will prepare you for your welding qualification exam through the American Welding Society (optional)
  • Certification of completion provided by CSI Workforce Development & Training

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

Average Wages: $38,024

Projected Growth Over 10 Years: 4.2%

Demand Level: Very High

Who Should Attend:

This course is recommended for any individuals who have always wanted to learn to weld, are looking to learn a different type of weld, or looking to increase their skills and abilities for workforce purposes.

This course is open to anyone 16+.

We will be providing all curriculum, material, and supplies for you. Please remember we will also provide all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), however you will in fact need to wear close toed shoes and safe clothing without hanging belts, chains etc. that may be caught upon equipment.

Class Details

10 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Tue

DESRT-Desert Building

Eric Auclaire 



Please read:  Make sure to wear closed toed shoes, and pants. No jewelry can be worn during class.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
4/15/2024 - 5/14/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Twin Falls, DESRT-Desert Building  Map, Room: 105-Welding Lab Eric Auclaire  Classroom