Manufacturing and Welding



GMAW Welding

These courses are designed to prepare welders to pass American Welding Society (AWS) qualification tests. Welding certifications may be earned concurrent to the course depending on the student's ability.

GMAW Welding

Instruction covers safety, personal protection equipment, welding and electrical theory, basic equipment set up and repair, methods and techniques in GMAW in preparation for testing to AWS D1.1 structural welding criteria.



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6400.00
Foothills Adult Center
ECVHS Rm 704
18 - &up Stidman 1/28 - 5/29 Mo We 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM $500.00 View

GTAW Welding

These courses are designed to prepare welders to pass American Welding Society (AWS) qualification tests. Welding certifications may be earned concurrent to the course depending on the student's ability.

GTAW: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)

Instruction in this course covers safety, personal protection equipment, welding and electrical theory, basic equipment set up and repair, methods and techniques in GTAW in preparation for testing to AWS D1.3 structural or AWS D9.1 sheet metal welding criteria. Optional processes may include AC aluminum welding and tube notching/welding.



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6401.00
Foothills Adult Center
ECVHS Rm 704
18 - &up Sawyer 1/29 - 5/30 Tu Th 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM $500.00 View

Introduction to CADD

Introduction to CADD

Computer systems are now the driving force for product development. Systems build three-dimensional models of everything from medical equipment to office build design and landscape that increase efficiency and quality before actual construction. This 8-week course provides an introduction to such computer-aided design and drafting. Autodesk Suite programs are used as the learning system.

Prerequisite: Fundamental English language and basic computer skills



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6410.10
Foothills Adult Center
SHS Rm 801
18 - &up Rubio 3/25 - 5/29 Mo We 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM $75.00 View

Introduction to Construction Trades

Introduction to Construction Trades

This 8-week Introduction to Construction Trades class will provide students with an in-depth exploration of building trades, occupational skills and workplace standards and conduct. Students will focus on problem solving and communication skills needed on the worksite by utilizing project-based learning.  OSHA-10 training and certification is included in this class. Additionally, students will be introduced to paid apprenticeship and advanced training programs.  Women are strongly encouraged to participate.

Explore framing and drywall, electrical, plumbing, blueprint reading and estimation, hand and power tools, surveying, tile and painting, HVAC, and finish carpentry.



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6200.10
Foothills Adult Center
IDEA - BCT Shop
18 - &up Myers 3/26 - 5/30 Tu Th 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM $95.00 View

Introduction to Digital Fabrication

Introduction to Digital Fabrication

This intensive 8-week course is an introduction to digital design and fabrication, as well as architectural techniques. Students will make the connections between computer-aided-design / computer-aided-manufacturing (CAD/CAM) software, digital fabrication technologies and terminologies used. Digital models will be made physical through additive and subtractive fabrication technologies including 3D printing, CNC routing, and laser cutting. In conjunction with new fabrication machines, use of standard woodworking tools (various saws and drill press) will be discussed and practiced. 

Materials used for projects include wood, paper, composite materials (MDF) and modeling base. End products created using learned skills will be tables, chairs and various digital and physical models.  A thorough understanding of workplace and shop safety will be a key component of the class. 

Prerequisite: Fundamental English language and basic computer skills



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6420.10
Foothills Adult Center
SHS Rm 801
18 - &up Stanley 3/26 - 5/30 Tu Th 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM $75.00 View