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COMBINATION WELDER/OXYACETYLENE, SMAW, GMAW, AND FCAW

This course provides hands-on welding instruction. Shop safety and proper use of equipment and materials are covered in the class. Students provide their own protective clothing and miscellaneous items (approximate cost is $200). TIG is available to advanced welders.  Students should expect to take two to three trimesters to complete a certification, depending on experience.  Open labs are designed for students with some experience who need to work on a single process or additional certifications.  See our Schedule of Classes for current class fees and times. 
Note:  Hands-on classes are held at Pacific High School.

CERTIFICATION: SMAW/ FCAW / GMAW / LIGHT GUAGE

This course covers horizontal, vertical and overhead welding, as well as simulations of groove welds in limited and unlimited thickness.  The certification test plates are part of the licensing requirements for the Los Angeles City and/or San Bernardino certifications

COMBINATION WELDER / FABRICATION

This course covers basic skills in fabrication involving: Simulations of  Tee Joints, Single Bevels, and Vee Groves in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Class covers hands-on projects including layout and fit up tubing (hand rails), I-beams, channel, angle iron, and plate steel.

COMBINATION WELDER / LA City Written Exam Preparation

This course prepares students to take the LA City written exam.  Students should plan to purchase a D1.1 Structural Welding Code (Steel) book for this class (approximately $434).  Students need to enroll in two trimesters to complete all content.  Enrollment in classes for hands-on application also recommended for students in this class.  This class is held on the main Adult School campus on Tuesdays from 4:00 - 8:00 pm.

COMBINATION WELDER/CERTIFICATION TESTS

Structural SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, AND LGS Combination Welder class sections prepare students for welding certification. San Bernardino City certification requires only manipulative proficiency. Students desiring the Los Angeles City certification must demonstrate manipulative proficiency and also complete a written examination. Written examination preparation is offered on Tuesday evenings.

Manipulative Certification Tests:  Mondays 4:00 - 10:00 pm

*D1.1 Structural Manual or Semi-Automatic:
To Adult School                            $136.00
To City of San Bernardino         $ 40.00
**To City of Los Angeles           $118.80
       (Written Exam Only)

D1.3 Light Gauge Testing:

To Adult School                              $141.00
To City of San Bernardino           $ 40.00
**To City of Los Angeles             $118.80
       (Written Exam Only)     

D1.2 Aluminum Testing:
To Adult School                              $141.00
To City of San Bernardino           $ 40.00
**To City of Los Angeles             $118.80
       (Written Exam Only)

D1.6 Stainless Steel Testing:
To Adult School                              $146.00
To City of San Bernardino           $ 40.00
**To City of Los Angeles             $118.80
       (Written Exam Only)

D1.8 Structural Steel Seismic Testing:
To Adult School                              $211.00
To City of San Bernardino           $ 40.00
**To City of Los Angeles             $118.80
       (Written Exam Only)                                             

*Structural test fees cover test positions (horizontal, vertical, or overhead), limited or unlimited thickness, manual or semi-automatic: SMAW, FCAW, GTAW, or GMAW

**Additional LA City written exam fee of $50.00 payable to the Adult School, for students not currently enrolled

 


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