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1.5 Credits

This is a short eight day course designed for those interested in a simple tutorial into welding basic principles. There are no prerequisites and anyone at any skill level may enroll. The intent of this short manufacturing course is to introduce basic shop skills to those who may not have had the chance to learn them earlier. Gaining a working knowledge of the manufacturing and fabrication process in a company can greatly benefit a person in any position.

There will be a strong focus on the hands-on methods and experience that are required to become proficient in the skill.


  • Welding types and methods (MIG, TIG, Arc and Gas)
  • Choosing the right machine for the job
  • Machine settings
  • Overall safety and best practices
  • Welding the various joints
  • Break test (Beaing able to weld a joint that won't break)
  • Where to buy equipment, tools, consumables and pricing
  • Forming metal (Gas torch, hammer, press)
  • All shop fabrication tools (Die grinder, angle grinder, hand drills, drill press, and more)

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To Register:
  • Click "add to cart
  • Create an account
  • Make payment online (Boeing people say PO or Check and write in "Boeing"
  • Complete a credit registration form. E-mail form to or fax 425-267-5749

  • Call The BTC (425-640-1840) and give them the number of the class you wish to register for

Contact Damian Cianci at if you have any questions.

The Business Training Center of Edmonds Community College has been "off-campus" in the heart of the community providing practical industry focused education for over 17 years.


Item: M131  Credits: 1.50   BRENDON SEAVER
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Location: WATR Center - Advanced Aerospace
Sessions: 8 M W 3008 100th ST SW Everett, WA 98204
5/13/2019 - 6/10/2019 Fee: $1,350.00
No Class May 27

Item: M130  Credits: 1.50   BRENDON SEAVER
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Location: WATR Center - Advanced Aerospace
Sessions: 8 Tu Th 3008 100th ST SW Everett, WA 98204
4/16/2019 - 5/9/2019