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Fall 2020

Please Note: Fall 2020 Welding instruction will be held online.


To register, please contact:

Jesse Guzman


Beginning Welder

Combination Welder

This course is designed to develop entry-level skills. Students will receive hands-on training in the different welding processes, including:

•       Oxy-Acetylene Welding &  Cutting

•       Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)

•       Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)

•       Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)

•       Flux Cored Arc Welding (Inner shield)

•       Plasma Arc Cutting


Also included in this course are:

• blueprint reading       •   fabrication

• shop math                •   certification preparation

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared for entry-level positions in the construction, manufacturing and aerospace industries.

Advanced Welding

Combination Welder/ Advanced

This course is designed to prepare students to pass certification tests. The classes include:

•       L.A. City Structural Steel, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Light Gage

•       AWS D1.1 Structural Steel & D1.5 Bridge Welding

•       ASME pressure vessel pipe certification

•       API 1104 pipe certification

•       Mil Std 1595A in Carbon Steel, Chromolly, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Titanium and Inconel


Blueprint reading, fabrication and pipe layout techniques are also included in this class.

Welder Fabricator

Combination Welder/Welder Fabricator 

Students receive training in the various welding and fabrication techniques, and gain experience operating:

•       Ironworkers                •       Power Press Brake

•       Vertical Bandsaw         •       Horizontal Bandsaw

•       Cold Saw                    •       Slip Rolls

•       Tube Benders              •       Eagle Bending Machine

•       Pipe Benders               •       Notchers

•       Diacro Bender             •       Hossfeld Bender

•       Plate Shear                 •       Sheet Metal Shear

•       Planishing Hammer      •       Rotary Machine   

Course Fee: $580, covers 3 month access.

Books, supplies and certifications are extra.

Phone: 805.579.6200, ext. 1765

Welding Testing Facility

Certifications offered in the following areas:


Mil Std 1595A & AWSD17.1

Carbon & Alloy Steels, 

Chromolloy, Stainless Steel, Inconel, 

Aluminum and Titanium



Welding for Aerospace Applications:

        • Group IB - Heat Treatable Alloy Steels

        • Group IIA - Stainless Steels

        • Group IIIB - Precipitation Hardening Nickel & Nickel Base Alloys

        • Group IV - Heat Treatable Aluminum Alloys

        • Group VI - Titanium Alloys


American Welding Society:

        • D1.1 Structural Welding Code - Steel

        • D1.2 Structural Welding Code - Aluminium

        • D1.3 Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel   

        • D1.5 Bridge Welding Code


American Society of Mechanical Engineers Section IX

        • Boiler & Pressure Vessel:

        • Carbon Steel Pipe

        • Stainless Steel Tubing

        • Chromolly Tubing



API 1104 Welding Pipe Certification

Approved Testing Lab: City of Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety


Structural Aluminum - GTAW & GMAW

Structural Steel - Manual & Simi-Automatic

Light Gage - Manual & Simi-Automatic