July 22, 2022
An opportunity for high school welding teachers to gain knowledge & confidence through 6 hours of professional development training in general welding.
Professional Development for High School Teachers
Training will cover machine settings and weld safety and leave participants with a basic understanding of the following welding processes.
GMAW (Mig), SMAW (Stick), GTAW (Tig), and Oxy/Acetylene Torch Cutting
Participants will run beads on Flat, Horizontal, and Vertical plates and then progress to T-joints in the 2F and 3F positions. Participants will also be able to practice on the 5F pipe to plate SMAW 6010/7018 test coupon. Seniors competing in the 2023 welding competition will be required to know this process.
Arkansas Elite Welding Academy will also distribute a sample high school welding curriculum to all participants.
The training cost is $350, which includes materials, supplies, and lunch.
PPE Required: Long Sleeve 100% cotton or FR rated shirt, leather work shoes or boots, leather gloves, safety glasses, and a welding hood.
Participants can purchase an optional tool package that includes a welding hood, welding lens, safety glasses, and leather gloves for an additional $125.
AEWA set up “free” tickets through EventBrite so participants could register to attend, but the training cost is $350. AEWA will send an invoice for the training to the email provided.
Confirmation of payment is due before the training begins on July 22.
Time & Location
Training will be held on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm at:
Arkansas Elite Welding Academy
333 Rosebud Road
Quitman, AR 72131