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Welding: Intro - TIG

Course number : WELD S014   ID : 2210   
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**This course is approved for Idaho LAUNCH funding**

What Will I Learn

  • How to properly set up and GTAW equipment safely.
  • Weld fillet and lap welds in the 2F and 3F positions on various thicknesses of carbon steel and aluminum.
  • Welding theory for a deeper understanding of the welding process, electrical characteristics, and troubleshooting of the GTAW process.


Welding plays a crucial role in many different industries in the Magic Valley. It is clear that the welding industry is currently undergoing difficult times with an extremely large shortage of skilled welders. Grow your current skillset through this 30-hour training that focuses on GTAW welding.

This course serves as a basic introduction to the GTAW process. Students will learn the theory and techniques to properly set up and use GTAW welding equipment safely. Students will weld the common joints found in the welding industry in various positions on carbon steel and aluminum.

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

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 are looking to increase their skills and abilities for workforce purposes.

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Class Details

10 Session(s)
Weekly - Mon, Tue

DESRT-Desert Building

Eric Auclaire 



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



Registration Closes On
Saturday, September 14, 2024 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
9/16/2024 - 10/15/2024 Weekly - Mon, Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Twin Falls, DESRT-Desert Building  Map, Room: 105-Welding Lab Eric Auclaire  Classroom