72-Hour Welding Courses

Welding Courses Delaware

                                       72 Hour Semester Length Welding Courses

(Certificate awarded from AED upon successful completion)

Tuition $300.00 + $120. 00 Administrative Fee = $420.00 per Semester

All 72 hour semester length welding courses will be held at Delcastle from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM in Room A-130. If a minimum of 12 students enroll, the classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday. If there are fewer than 12 enrollees, classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday.

Electric Arc Welding:

Basic SMAW (Stick)

Course # 305, September-December

Course # 315, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on the safe assembly and operation of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment. The student will learn how to properly set up, adjust, and shut down the welding machines. Applications will include running beads, welding lap, and butt joints plus inside and outside corners in both the flat and horizontal positions.

Advanced SMAW (Stick)

Course # 306, September-December

Course # 316, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on the safety and procedures required for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in both the vertical and overhead positions. The student will learn how to weld open V-Grove Joints. Students will also be introduced to basic pipe welding.

MIG Welding:

Basic GMAW/ FCAW

Course # 303, September-December

Course # 313, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on how to safely set up, adjust, and shut down Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment. The student will learn to establish an arc, make weld beads, and weld basic joints on mild steel. Welding with Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) will also be introduced.

Advanced GMAW/FCAW

Course # 304, September-December

Course # 314, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on the safe assembly and operation of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment. The student will learn to weld fillet and groove welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions with flux cored wire.

TIG Welding:

Basic GTAW

Course # 307, September-December

Course # 317, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on the safe assembly and operation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) equipment. The student will learn equipment setup and joint design as well as how to weld flat and horizontal butt, corner, lap and fillet weld joints on steel plate.

Advanced GTAW

Course # 308, September-December

Course # 318, January-April

This 72 hour course provides instruction on the safe assembly and operation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) equipment. The student will learn equipment setup and joint design as well as how to weld stainless steel, mild steel, and aluminum in all positions using all weld joint designs.