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Metalworker using Welding Machine

Modern Metal Fabrication

Discover the art of welding and unlock a world of creative possibilities

No Prerequisites

​In-Person Course

$2350 - 2.0 Credits


Course Dates

Modern Metal Fabrication
Class #19840
July 9 - Aug 15
2:30pm - 4:30pm
T, Th
12 sessions


  • Introduction to welding equipment and safety

  • Types of welding techniques: MIG, TIG, Stick

  • Welding positions: flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead

  • Metal preparation techniques: grinding, cleaning, and sanding

  • Welding filler metal selection and handling

  • Joint design and preparation for different metal materials

  • Welding techniques for various material thicknesses

  • Troubleshooting common welding problems

  • Welding finishing techniques: grinding, buffing, polishing, and painting

  • Welding tool usage: measuring tools, drills, and angle grinder

  • Welding safety protocols and equipment maintenance.

  • Welding Accessories - Welding hood, gloves, and jacket

  • Angle grinder for cutting and grinding metal

  • MIG pliers

  • Chipping hammer

  • Wire cutters

  • Measuring tools such as tape measure or caliper

  • Bandsaw for cutting metal

  • CNC and Hand-Operated Plasma cutter

Have you ever wanted to learn how to weld but never had the chance?


This beginner course is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the world of welding and learn the essential techniques for light projects, crafting or hobbies. Our experienced instructors will provide you with hands-on training and guide you through the use of various types of welding equipment and safety procedures.

A Man Welding

In this course, you'll learn about different welding techniques, such as MIG, TIG, Stick, and Flux-core, and understand the methods for welding various metals and joints.


You’ll learn how to choose filler metal, joint design, and preparation, and how to work with various metals, including sheet metal and thin materials.

In addition, we will introduce you to different welding tools and their applications. You'll learn how to use various tools for measuring, grinding, cutting, and shaping metals. Additionally, you'll gain an understanding of equipment maintenance to ensure proper usage and longevity of the tools. These skills can be used in various projects, from crafting metal objects for home or garden use to creating movie props and cosplay items.

The skills you’ll learn in this course can be helpful in many different fields, from creating movie props and cosplay items to crafting metal objects for home or garden use.

Course Overview

Course Dates

Modern Metal Fabrication
Class #19840
July 9 - Aug 15
2:30pm - 4:30pm
T, Th
12 sessions

You can register by phone between 9am and 4pm PDT

Important - You will need a CTCLink ID number in order for us to help you over the phone or in person. You can follow the steps below to get one.

Fill out an application to Edmonds College:

Online Admissions Application
* This can take 1-5 business days to get your ID

A few notes for your application:
Enroll as: "First Year"
Program: "Professional Technical"
Term: "_____" (Season plus year, such as: Spring 2023)
Degree or Certificate: "Undecided - Professional Technical"

Once you have received your CTC Link ID number please let us know and we can get you registered for your class.

Click here to get notified of upcoming classes


Registering Online

Washington State colleges are now using CTCLink for all student services.

  • Follow the link below - login in or create an account

  • Go to "Student Homepage"

  • Choose "Manage Classes"

  • "Class Search and Enroll"

  • Choose Edmonds College and the quater (Control + F to search page)

  • Search for class name or number (Class Number will get you to where you want faster)

Online Registration Login Page - CTCLInk

NOTE - All our classes fall under "Special Topics: Manufacturing".

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