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Welding I - 30 hours
This 30-hour course will provide students with entry-level skills in Welding. This course includes basic welding theory, safety in welding, introduction to oxyacetylene cutting and welding and basic weld symbols for blueprint reading. Students will learn electric arc and other welding techniques, as well as SMAW (Stick) welding with a variety of electrodes in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions. You are required to bring your own safety gear (jeans or work pants, leather boots that cover the ankle and clear safety glasses). Please note that helmets and jackets are available but are limited and it is recommended to have your own.

Students must be 18 years of age or older. 
Locations: Offered at both locations:  F Donald Myer's Education Center, 15 Henning Road, Saratoga Springs, NY and Southern Adirondack Education Center, 1051 Dix Ave., Hudson Falls, NY      

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Welding II - 30 hours
This is a 30 hour class for welders already in the industry or looking to upgrade their skills. The course continues with stick and includes some exploration into MIG and TIG. You are required to bring your own safety gear (jeans or work pants, leather boots that cover the ankle and clear safety glasses). Please note that helmets and jackets are available but are limited and it is recommended to have your own.

Students must be 18 years of age or older. 

 

Prerequisite: Welding I or welding experience.

Locations: Offered at both locations:  F Donald Myer's Education Center, 15 Henning Road, Saratoga Springs, NY and Southern Adirondack Education Center, 1051 Dix Ave., Hudson Falls, NY 

 

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Welding III - 30 hours
This 30 hour course continues with MIG and TIG welding and includes hands-on training on carbon steel plate in the horizontal and vertical positions. You are required to bring your own safety gear (jeans or work pants, leather boots that cover the ankle and clear safety glasses). Please note that helmets and jackets are available but are limited and it is recommended to have your own.
Students must be 18 years of age or older. 

 

Prerequisite: Welding I & Welding II or welding experience.

Locations: Offered at both locations:  F Donald Myer's Education Center, 15 Henning Road, Saratoga Springs, NY and Southern Adirondack Education Center, 1051 Dix Ave., Hudson Falls, NY 

 

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Shielded Metal Arc, American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Welding Course and Exam - 30 hours
 
This 30 hour course provides instruction and preparation for the Shielded Metal Arc, American Welding Society (AWS) D1.1 Structural Welding Exam. Designed for welders that have completed Welding I, Welding II and Welding III with WSWHE BOCES. The test is in conformance with the requirements of AWS; D1.1 Structural code.
 
*Exam hours and fee included in course.

Prerequisite: Completed Welding I, Welding II & Welding III at WSWHE BOCES
Location: F Donald Myer's Education Center, 15 Henning Road, Saratoga Springs, NY      

 

*Online Registration Not Available. Please call (518) 581-3555 to Register for Exam. Thank you.

Hobby Welding - 15 hours
This 15 hour course is perfect for those individuals looking to learn basic welding skills with hands-on instruction. Subject matter ranges from safety, MIG, TIG and Oxy-Acetylene cutting. This hobbyist class is different from our Welding I, II & III which provide more in depth training and skills for employment.

You are required to wear jeans or workpants, leather boots that cover the ankle, clear safety glasses.

 

Location: Currently this is only offered at the F. Donald Myers Education Center in Saratoga Springs. 

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