Welding - Short Term Training Classes

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The College of Western Idaho Welding non-credit courses are a great way to get started in the welding method of your choice.

Whether you are a beginning or experienced welder, CWI offers you individualized instruction geared toward your welding capabilities and goals. Class options are:

Select Your Method (MIG, TIG, or Stick) - This five week class (30 total hours) accommodates both beginning and intermediate levels in the method of welding you want to focus on. The class will cover welding safety, machine set-up, welding techniques, and plenty of practice. It's a great introduction to welding or to improve your current skills. There are Saturday day options available throughout the year and week-day evening classes during the summer months to fit your schedule.

** These welding classes are primarily for mild steel welding and those materials are provided. The teachers can also provide instruction in stainless steel and aluminum welding, however, students must provide their own materials for practice. Please consult with your teacher for sources to acquire stainless steel and aluminum if this is your area of interest. **

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Workforce Development at College of Western Idaho (CWI) provides you high-quality, short-term training to boost your job skills, acquire new career skills, and earn the certificates you need. Take as many classes as you want in our short-term, credit free classes with no applications, no transcripts, and no hassle. Just sign up and watch your career take off.

Classes are offered at a variety of locations throughout western Idaho that are taught by knowledgeable professionals with years of experience in the topics they teach.

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