The welding and fabrication program teaches all major welding and cutting processes, including SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, FCAW-S, GTAW, OAC, PAC; welding on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum; hand and machine torch cutting; and field welding techniques. The emphasis in the welding program is not only on welding skills, but also on fabrication techniques. This series of classes includes heavy plate fabrication, sheetmetal fabrication, pipefitting and pipe systems fabrication, structural steel fabrication, and field-welding techniques. Extensive classes in Blueprint Reading, Layout and Metallurgy are also offered.
Welding classes are offered both days and evenings, and The Polytech classes can be scheduled around either program.