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217-872-4051 - Attendance
217-872-4050 - Main number
217-876-0918 - Fax

School Hours

Morning: 8:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Afternoon: 12:20 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Welding I and II

This course provides hands-on training in common welding processes; primarily through shielded metal arc 'Stick' welding. In addition to arc welding, students will also learn oxy/acetylene and plasma arc cutting, and carbon arch gouging as well as other hands-on welding applications.

Students will earn college credit through Richland Community College by taking this class.


Mr. Adams

Course Location

Richland Community College

Areas of Study

  • Welding 1:
    • Shielded metal (stick) welding
    • Oxyacetylene & plasma cutting
    • Blueprint reading, practical math
    • Layout and fitting up of projects
    • Certification testing used by employers
  • Welding:
    • Advanced instruction
    • Gas metal arc 'Mig' welding
    • Flux cored arc welding
    • Gas tungsten 'Tig' welding
    • Welding carbon steel and stainless

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Dual Credit  



Tech Academy Program

(High School Credit Earned)

RCC Course

(College Credit Earned)

1st Year Students

Welding I

Fall Semester                                              WELD 100 - Welding Fundamentals            Credits Earned: 2.0

Spring Semester                                          WELD 101 - Shielded Metal Arch Welding    Credit Earned: 4.0

2nd Year Students Welding II

Fall Semester                                            WELD 120 - Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding                                         Credits Earned: 2.0

Spring Semester                                        WELD 125: Gas Metal Arc/Flux Core Arc Welding                                                        Credit Earned: 2.0