Courses

Missouri Welding Institute has four courses programs to best suit your needs.

This course is designed to train the individual student to become proficient and employable in the field of pipe and structural steel welding. This course is designed for welders who may want to work in areas of field construction or shop manufacturing. A student may emphasize one area over the other, depending on the student's employment objective and overall capabilities.

Course Competency Subjects
  • Orientation

  • Structural Steel Welding and Fitting (All Positions)

  • Pipe Welding and Fitting (All Positions)

  • Welding Theory

  • Blueprint reading and Interpretation

  • Basic Trade Math and Application

  • Welding Safety

  • OSHA 10 Training

  • Employment Training (Job Search Techniques)

Welding Processes Performed

  • SMAW – Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)

  • GMAW – Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig or Wire)

  • FCAW – Flux Core Arc Welding (Dual or Innershield)

  • GTAW – Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Tig or Heliarc)

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This course is designed to train the individual student to become proficient and employable in the field of structural steel welding. This course is designed for welders who may want to work in areas of field construction or shop manufacturing. A student may emphasize one area over the other, depending on the student's employment objective and overall capabilities.

Course Competency Subjects

  • Orientation

  • Structural Steel Welding and Fitting (All Positions)

  • Welding Theory

  • Blueprint reading and Interpretation

  • Basic Trade Math and Application

  • Welding Safety

  • Employment Training (Job Search Techniques)

 

Welding Processes Performed

  • SMAW ‑ Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)

  • GMAW ‑ Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig or Wire)

  • FCAW ‑ Flux Core Arc Welding (Dual or Innershield)

  • GTAW ‑ Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Tig or Heliarc)

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This course will prepare individuals entering the pipe industries with blueprint and isometric interpretation, hands-on instruction in tool use, and the knowledge base to use these skills in a variety of different work settings.  This is a competency-based program. Students will progress at their own pace. Performance and completion certifications will be issued on completion of course.

Course Competency Subjects

  • Orientation

  • OSHA 10

  • Isometric Training

  • Blueprint Interpretation

  • Basic Trade Math 

  • Advanced Trade Math

  • Hands-on training for various piping situations

  • Job placement and interview trading

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This course is designed to increase the welding proficiency level based on a "Fit for Purpose" course. This course would be designed to progress the welder above his or her demonstrated ability.

*This course is for qualified welders only.

Welding Processes Performed

  • SMAW ‑ Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)

  • GMAW ‑ Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig or Wire)

  • FCAW ‑ Flux Core Arc Welding (Dual or Innershield)

  • GTAW ‑ Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Tig or Heliarc)

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