This course provides an introduction to gas and arc welding for beginning welders. Learn the safe and proper handling of welding equipment. Topics include welding and oxy-acetylene safety, electrode/filler metal selection, metal cutting techniques, and the basics of arc, MIG and TIG welding. The proper selection of appropriate welding process and electrode for various metals is also covered. Gain practical experience with welding equipment. For safety reasons, students must wear long sleeve shirt, long pants and hard shoes. Cost includes welding helmet and additional personal safety equipment and basic tools.