(Update as of 10/17/20) Greats news! We received notification from New York State that indoor arts and education categorized businesses are FINALLY able to re-open to the general public! Arc + Flame is evaluating the fine details and will act accordingly. Stay tuned for more announcements during the week! Earlier this month, Arc + Flame postponed all classes through 2020. We will evaluate the new mandates and provide details on re-opening soon. Our center is open for retail and walk-in customers on Monday 9am-5pm, Wednesday 10AM-6PM, and Friday 9am-5pm.

We are actively interviewing candidates interested in our Welding & Fabrication Program set to begin February 2021. This program is directly partnered through Monroe Community College. Contact us today for details on the admissions process!

Our Fall 2020 Welding & Fabrication Industry Certificate Program through Monroe Community College is currently able to run because of direct partnership with higher education [based on NYS Phase 4 COVID guidelines]. The same goes for our collegiate welding classes for engineering students through Rochester Institute of Technology and machining and HVAC students through Monroe Community College.

TIG Welding Night Course

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$495.00

Additional Fall 2020/ Winter 2021 Class Options TBA! Stay tuned.

Everything needed for class is included in price

GTAW, commonly known as TIG welding, is an extremely versatile process for joining metal. For those looking for a comprehensive training program in TIG welding, this 10-session course runs twice a week from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Classes feature a combination of lecture and hands-on practice. Our state-of-the-art facility boasts 16 welding stations with Miller TIG welding machines and a well-ventilated workspace for project layout and class collaboration. Students will also have access to MIG and Stick welders, plasma cutters and a variety of other metal shop equipment. Our instructors are both knowledgeable and motivated to teach you the basics of TIG welding. This class is designed for beginners and those who want to take their skills to the next level. Upon completion, students will be familiar with safety, equipment, equipment set up and proper welding techniques.

Tuition includes everything needed to successfully complete the program, but some students may want to purchase additional supplies or materials for projects. Both are available next door at Mahany Welding Supply.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Safety for Welders
  • The GTAW process
  • Types of GTAW equipment
  • Assembling a GTAW system
  • Welding steel in the Flat, Horizontal, and Vertical
  • Proper techniques for welding "tee","lap", "corner", "butt", and "edge" joints
  • Welding defects; causes and cures
  • Aluminum: properties and challenges for welding
  • Aluminum: understanding AC output, balance, and frequency controls
  • Stainless Steel: Properties and challenges for welding
  • Tungsten types and applications, proper sharpening techniques
  • Shielding Gases: types and applications
  • GMAW (MIG) Welding and plasma cutting and demonstrations (one-night overview)
  • Special topics

Details: 

  • 30-hour Course. Class meets twice a week for five weeks total.
  • Each class is from 6pm-9pm
  • Experience required: None
  • All materials and safety equipment included
  • Complimentary coffee and vending machines available

Safety Equipment Included:

  • Students will receive jacket, gloves, beanie, safety glasses and ear plugs. Total value of $100
  • Students will use studio owned auto darkening helmets during the course

Upcoming Session: (10 classes total and each class is 6pm-9pm) 

  • Fall 2020 Session: Oct. 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 (6pm-9pm, Tues. & Thurs.)

Additional Fall 2020/ Winter 2021 Class Options TBA! Stay tuned.

 
Student Health / Dress Code / Refund Policy:

NOTE: Our programs are designed to be as inclusive as possible. However, if you have any concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health please contact Arc + Flame Center at 585-349-7110 before signing up for this class. We want to ensure the best possible class experience for all our students. Please make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Do NOT wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. Please read our class refund policy. If you have any questions, contact our administrative team at 585-349-7110 or email: info@rocafc.com.

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