• Welding Student Welcome to Welding


    Instructor: Bela Kovacs

    Phone: 360.473.0581

    Email: bela.kovacs@westsoundtech.org



    Are you the type of person that enjoys working with your hands?
    Do you take great pride in your work?
    Are you the person that people go to when they need something built?
    Do you enjoy seeing what you have created?
    Are you looking for a career rather that a job?
    Would you like to earn a great wage?
    Did you answer yes to the questions above?

    Then Welding is the right choice for you!

    Students learn to cut and join metal using gas torch, arc and wire-feed welding equipment; repair broken metal parts on machinery, equipment, boats and structures. Students will learn: arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, air carbon arc cutting, plasma arc cutting, oxyfuel gas cutting and welding, and flux-core arc welding. You may be prepared to meet industry certification requirements as a certified welder upon successful completion of the program. At the end of the program successful students will be able to:

    · Safely and accurately use a variety of electric arc processes, basic hand tools and shop equipment to fabricate durable goods.
    · Safely and accurately use a variety of torches and fuel gasses to produce parts that are used to fabricate durable goods.
    · Demonstrate teamwork, responsible/dependable behavior in decision making and task performance.
    · Apply and practice workplace safety policies and procedures in the course of learning welding and related skills.





Last Modified on September 4, 2018