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Welded metal holds together trains, bridges and planes. Welding is used in everything from manufacturing to aerospace applications. When two otherwise separate pieces of metal become one, creating something bigger and stronger, that’s the work of a welder. The Brooklyn Bridge. The Apollo 11 that put the first man on the moon. Those masterpieces were made possible by welding, too.
You get the point. Welding is an essential skill that fuels modern civilization.
Industries that rely on welders and mechanical technicians are becoming more technical, so the education they receive is also evolving. View video.
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- Basic Employable Skills
- OSHA 10-hour Safety
- Introduction to Construction Drawings
- Basic Communication Skills
- Introduction to Welding
- Base Metal Preparations
- Oxyfuel Cutting
- Weld Quality
- SMAW Electrodes and Uses
- SMAW Beads and Fillet Welds
- Joint Fit up and Alignment
- SMAW-Groove Welds with Backing
- SMAW-Groove Open Root Welds Plate
A Look Inside
Why Vocational Training Institute?
As Arizona’s technical school of choice, VTI’s Welding Training Program provides graduates with the skills they need to launch their career in welding. With over 287 training hours and a frontrow seat to real-world applications of welding, students develop a strong foundation in the fundamentals. This prepares new graduates for an entry-level apprenticeship, also giving them the confidence they need to succeed.
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What to Expect
Each of the nearly 300 clock hours that comprise VTI’s program is filled with useful training. From safety education to training in 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G welding, students graduate with exposure to various welding positions and techniques.