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Welding & Fabrication (09/23/19-12/20/19)

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Course Meeting Location: 
Career Prep Center / CareerSource of Tampa Bay
2605 N. 43rd Street
Tampa, FL 33605

Meeting Days: Monday-Friday
Meeting Times: 4pm - 9pm

Overview: Students will learn hands-on the electronic assembly processes involved in soldering and cabling. Students will learn the industry requirements for J Standard and IPC 610 as preparation for certification.

Objectives:  Prepare students for employment opportunities in Welding or as a pathway to a Welding Technology PSAV program. Demonstrate an understanding and apply work safety related to welding. Demonstrate basic understanding of GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, SMAW welding processes. Apply basic oxy-fuel gas cutting principles and practices.

Who Should Attend: Anyone approved by CareerSource Tampa Bay with an interest in a career in soldering and cabling. To find out if you qualify, please visit

Prerequisite Skills and/or Experience: Must be 18 years or older.

Instructor: Thomas Laub

US Marine Veteran, Welding Instructor/ CWI with 12 plus years’ experience in the welding industry. Tom has a broad knowledge of welding applications, procedures, specifications, industry codes and standards. He has experience with SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, OAC cutting & gauging, and PAC cutting. Tom has 9 years as an adult vocational instructor and is a proficient communicator with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.