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Beginning Arc Welding (intermediate skill level) (Ages 18 & Up)

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This class is for the novice welder who would like to gain experience with the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process, commonly called “arc welding”. The class is also open to those with experience who would like to refresh or hone their skills. The class will also provide the student with the opportunity to practice or refresh other basic skills such as oxy-acetylene torch cutting and plasma cutting. Knowledge of hand tools and grinders is a necessity.

Class is for four hours (9 - 1) on Saturdays and will go for six sessions (April 14th, 21st, 28th, and May 5th, 12th, 19th).


Class Details

6 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Christopher High School

Timothy Hammer 



Please read:  Students are expected to bring their own safety equipment: safety glasses, leather work gloves, welding gloves, and hearing protection. Steel-toed work boots or leather work shoes are not required, but are HIGHLY recommended. Location is at Christopher High School, 850 Day Road, Gilroy, CHS Welding Room.



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Registration Closes On
Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/14/2018 - 5/19/2018 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Gilroy, Christopher High School  Map Timothy Hammer 

Gavilan College Community Education
560 Bailey Avenue
San Jose, CA  95141
Phone: 408-229-4201