2023 Course Schedule

The TIG Welding GTAW Course is a two-week practical welding course for those students that have already taken the basic four-week Welding course. This course is concentrated on TIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in multiple positions. This course is offered for those students wishing to increase their proficiency with the GTAW process. The majority of the class time will be devoted to hands on laboratory work and building the skills necessary to produce satisfactory welds. Important elements of safety, standard operating procedures and inspection associated with the GTAW process will be covered. Overall standards are based on the American Welding Society D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.


Course Capacity: 6 students

Prerequisites: Attendance of the CMES four week welding course within two years of course date

Special Requirements: Students should report with an adequate supply of work clothes appropriate for wear in a welding shop, including safety shoes, long-sleeved cotton shirt, and non-synthetic long pants. Other PPE will be supplied.