MARSHALLTOWN - Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering a variety of welding courses to fit your needs and your schedule. Whether you are interested in becoming a professional welder or you just want to learn the basics, we've got a welding course for you.
Starting on Tuesdays, January 10 February 14, from 6 9 pm, Pipe Welding: Beginner is being offered. Learn the fundamentals of pipe welding with GTAW, including Safety and OSHA requirements, proper fit-up, joint preparation, tacking, filler material, and specialized techniques in this 6-week course. Must have a basic knowledge of welding processes before taking this course. The cost is $445.
Pipe Welding: Advance, will prepare you for a career in pipe weldingwith GTAW. This 6 week course includes safety; techniques such as freehand,finger stall, and walking the cup; pipe fitting techniques including preparation, beveling, hot weld, pipe purging, hot welding, heavy wall welding, stainless steel, and exotic alloys. To participate in this class you must have taken Pipe Welding-Beginner. This class runs Tuesdays, March 13 April 17, 6 9 pm. The cost is $445.
Welding Basics, you will learn techniques for stick and wire weldingalong with oxyacetylene cutting and bending, and brazing as you create a project. No prior welding experience necessary. This course is offered on Saturday, January 28 from 8 am to 4:30 pm. The cost is $155.
Welding for Maintenance and Repair will be offered on Thursdays, January 12 March 1, 6 9 pm. This 6 week welding course will prepare you for a career in pipe welding with GTAW. Topics include safety, techniques such asfreehand, finger stall, and walking the cup, pipe fitting techniques including preparation, beveling, hot weld, pipe purging, hot welding, heavy wall welding, stainless steel, and exotic alloys. To participate in this class you must have taken Pipe Welding-Beginner. The cost is $495.
All welding classes held at the Business & Technology Center Welding Lab, located on the northeast corner of the Marshalltown Community College/Iowa Valley Campus at 3700 S. Center St., Marshalltown. To register for these courses and for further information call 641-752-4645 or 1-800-284-4823.