The FastForward welding course consists of 80 hours of training in welding safety, general welding shop practice, and the Gas Metal Arc Welding Process (GMAW a.k.a. MIG). The focus of this program is to advance a student's welding skill to a level where he or she can successfully pass a GMAW welder qualification test in the flat position to AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code- Steel.
- Gas Metal Arc Welding Process (GMAW a.k.a. MIG)
- Routine equipment maintenance
- Metal Preparation
- AWS guidelines
- Technique and proficiency in fillet welds in the flat and horizontal positions
- Technique and proficiency in groove welds in the flat position
Upcoming Program Start Dates:
August 14, 2023 - October 19, 2023
Mondays and Wednesdays
5:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
*Steel Toe Boots Required
Offered by Workforce Development at :
Southside Virginia Education Center
1300 Greensville County Circle
In-State: $545* | Out-of-State: $1,635
*The FastForward Credential Grant will help pay tuition costs for qualifying Virginians. Additional scholarships may also be available.