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fall 2021 Program info

Simi Institute is proud to offer a fully comprehensive 6-month Welding program. One low fee covers all instructional hours, lab consumable gases and metals, up to four certification exams, and a full set of gears, tools, and books aligned with the students’ industry pathway of choice. All students will gain an understanding of the tools and techniques involved in welding as a trade and career. Students will complete training in safety around the tools and gases, basic technical print reading, welding symbols, and shop math. Students will also learn how to perform basic welding techniques using the Oxy-Acetylene and one of four industry pathways of their choice.

Course Fee: $2,800 per Industry Pathway.

For more information about the Welding courses below, please call 805.579.6200 ext. 1765.

Registration & waitlist info

To add your name to our wait list, please contact:

Ranjit Gill

ranjit.gill@simivalleyusd.org

805-579-6200, ext 1606

Welding

New! industry pathways (6 month program)

welding for aerospace / automotive trades & careers

Students will learn the processes and develop the skills necessary to enter Aerospace and Automotive welding industries. This includes Gas Metal Arc Welding / Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on steel, chromoly, aluminum, stainless steel, iconel, and titanium. Students will also learn corresponding technical drawing and reading, math and project planning. 

FALL 2021

Dates: August 16, 2021 - January 6, 2022

Session Days & Times (Choose One):

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: 605

Fee: $2,800

Prerequisite: None

Welding for petrochemical / Pipefitting trades & Careers

Students will learn the processes and develop the skills necessary to enter Petrochemical and Pipefitting trades associated with welding industries. This includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding / Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on steel and stainless steel. Students will also learn corresponding technical drawing and reading, math and project planning.

FALL 2021

Dates: August 16, 2021 - January 6, 2022

Session Days & Times (Choose One):

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: 605

Fee: $2,800

Prerequisite: None

Welding for Fabrication / Manufacturing Trades & Careers

Students will learn the processes and develop the skills necessary to enter Fabrications and Manufacturing trades associated with welding industries. This includes Gas Metal Arc Welding / Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on steel, chromoly, aluminum, and stainless steel. Students will also learn corresponding technical drawing and reading, math and project planning.

FALL 2021

Dates: August 20, 2021 - January 7, 2022

Session Days & Times (Choose One):

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: 605

Fee: $2,800

Prerequisite: None

Welding for construction / building trades & Careers

Students will learn the processes and develop the skills necessary to enter Construction and Building trades associated with welding industries. This includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding / Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. Students will also learn corresponding technical drawing and reading, math and project planning.

FALL 2021

Dates: August 18, 2021 - January 5, 2022

Session Days & Times (Choose One):

  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Monday - Thursday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Saturday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: 605

Fee: $2,800

Prerequisite: None

Welding Certification exams

City of Los Angeles, Department of Building & Safety

  • D1.1 SMAW Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • D1.1 FCAW Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • D1.3 SMAW Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel
  • D1.3 FCAW Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel

Military Specifications

  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group IB Alloy Steels
  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group IIA Stainless Steel
  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group IIIB Nickel Base Alloys
  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group IV Aluminum
  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group VI Titanium
  • Mil Std.1595A GTAW Group IA Steel

American Petroleum Institute

  • API 1104 6G SCH 40 Pipe Certification

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • ASME GTAW 316L Stainless Steel 6G Tubing
  • ASME GTAW/SMAW 6”SCH 80 6G Carbon Steel
  • ASME GTAW 6”SCH 80 6G Carbon Steel
  • ASME GTAW 2” 6G 4130 Chromolly
  • ASME SMAW E6010-E7018 6”SCH80 6G Carbon Steel

American Welding Society

  • AWS D1.1 SMAW Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • AWS D1.1 FCAW Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • AWS D1.1 FCAW-G Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • AWS D1.1 GMAW Structural Welding Code - Steel
  • AWS D1.2 GMAW Structural Welding Code - Aluminum
  • AWS D1.2 GTAW Structural Welding Code - Aluminum
  • AWS D1.3 SMAW Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel
  • AWS D1.3 FCAW Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel
  • AWS D1.3 GMAW Structural Welding Code - Sheet Steel
  • AWS D1.5 SMAW Bridge Welding Code
  • AWS D1.5 FCAW Bridge Welding Code
  • AWS D1.8 SMAW Structural Welding Code - Seismic
  • AWS D1.8 FCAW Structural Welding Code - Seismic
  • AWS D17.1 GTAW Group IB Alloy Steels
  • AWS D17.1 GTAW Group IIA Stainless Steel
  • AWS D17.1 GTAW Group IIIB Nickel Base Alloys
  • AWS D17.1 GTAW Group IV Aluminum Alloys
  • AWS D17.1 GTAW Group VI Titanium