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West Virginia Northern Community College



Welding Courses

MIG I (Gas Metal Arc Welding)

$999
Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 5 pm

This course introduces students to the safety, nomenclature, and set up procedures for gas and metal arc welding (MIG). Students will perform open Single-V-Groove welds on plate without backing. Students will learn how to weld in all four positions and prepare for a certification test at the end of this course.  

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-232-6280

 

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

$999
Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 5 pm

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

Learn the process of SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) Stick Welding. This program is an intense, hands-on training to prepare for the initial Certification test after this course. Course fees will include the cost of the certification exam.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WIOA Funding: West Virginia residents should contact the American Job Center at 304-232-6280. Ohio residents should contact Ohio Means Jobs at 740-633-5627.

 

TIG I (GTAW)

$999
Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 5 pm

This course will cover TIG welding training on vertical open root techniques.  Certification exam is available and included for the vertical open root, 3 position, and possible 6G pipe.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-232-6280

 

TIG II (GTAW)

$999
Calendar Feb 7, 2023 at 5 pm

This course will cover advanced TIG welding training skills. Students will perform welds in all four positions on plate and on pipe. Certification exam is available at the end of the class.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

 

MIG II (Gas Metal Arc Welding)

$999
Calendar Mar 20, 2023 at 5 pm

This course is a continuation of MIG I and an advanced class.   Students will perform welds in all four positions on plate with backing and aluminum.  Welds will be testing to AWS non-destructive standards.

Financial Aid may be available for this class - please email Karri at kmulhern@wvncc.edu.  

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-232-6280

 

Shielded Metal Arc Welding II

$1,299
Calendar Mar 27, 2023 at 3 pm

This course is a continuation of Shielded Metal Arc Welding I and provides instruction towards certification testing requirements for vertical and 3-position weld tests (horizontal, vertical, and overhead).   Additionally, the instruction includes 6G pipe with an uphill weld dependent on the participant's progression in the course, and skill level certification exams will be given dependent on an individual's knowledge and skill. Course fees will include the cost of the certification exam.

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify via HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

WF HEAPS Funding Address: https://www.wvhepc.org/secure/apps/applications/heaps/welcome.aspx

WIOA – WV Workforce Office - Warwood, WV  304-238-1035

 

Summer Welding Institute - Summer 2023

$4,999
Calendar Jun 1, 2023 at 7:30 am

Summer Welding Institute

Our Summer Welding Institute is designed to provide the skills necessary to enter the workforce immediately upon completion. Participants in this short-term intensive welding program will complete courses that include OSHA 10,  SMAW I & II, blueprint reading, MIG, TIG, and essential soft skills to help prepare for a career.   Certificates can be awarded in OSHA 10 General Industry and students will have the opportunity to test for welding certifications in SMAW vertical and 3 position plate welds, MIG plate welds, and pipe welds dependent on each individual’s ability and progression in the courses.

Additionally, these courses can be used toward college credit if the individual decides to enroll in the WVNCC Welding Technologies program.

Cost: $4,999  (welding PPE included)

Scholarships may be available, please inquire.  kmulhern@wvncc.edu

Note: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify from either HEAPS or WIOA funding.  Please contact Ms. Jenna Derrico jderrico@wvncc.edu  or 304-214-8962 for assistance.

 

Wheeling Campus Schedule:

Summer 2023 – June 1 to August 14 – Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Courses may be taken as a single course and not part of the entire Summer Institute.





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