Metalworking and Fabrication


Students will learn basic metalworking and fabrication skills by turning house-hold project or metal artworks ideas into 3-D realities. This course will also teach the student several metal working techniques, along with patinas, and metal texturing which will allow the student to either realize or continue working on metal artworks. Students will be taught proper tool usage and shop safety while being exposed to oxy-fuel, MIG welding, plasma cutting, as well as rolling, bending, cold connection and a variety of materials.


Required attire: Jeans and leather boots.


Supply List (must have on first day of class)

-Safety glasses, ear-plugs, all leather work gloves

-Leather boots (no sneakers)

-Jeans or cotton pants


Optional supplies:
-Grinder with 2 4 1/2” cutting discs, 1 grinding wheel, 60 and 80 grit flapper discs
-MIG welding pliers (The cheaper ones will suffice)
-Welding helmet Shade 10 lens or auto darkening
-Shade 5 cutting glasses/goggles or if your welding helmet comes with a Shade 5 option
-Adjustable wrench
-Vise grip pliers
-Measuring tape
-Marker for metal (sharpie or small paint marker)
-Green fire resistant jacket or “FR” shirt


Please note: If minimum enrollment is not met, class will be cancelled.


Add Location Instructor Dates Days Times Fees Open
Emily Griffith Technical College-1205 Osage
Welding Lab-103
TBD 5/24 - 6/28 Fr 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM $349.00 8