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Non-Credit Welding Course

Spring 2024 Class: January 29 - March 21, 2024
Monday - Thursday, 5 to 9 PM (Class is full)

In this non-credit welding course at Eastern Florida State College, you'll have the flexibility to specialize in one of three popular welding methods:

  • Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW),
  • Gas Metal Arc (GMAW), or
  • Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW).

In this course, you'll learn about fundamental safety protocols, interpreting welding symbols, and blueprints. Instruction will also encompass selecting and setting up basic equipment, mastering arc manipulation, and understanding the characteristics of weld beads.

Non-Credit Welding Course

Questions?

Delivery Method
On-Campus
Location
Cocoa
Contact Information
Stephen Taylor, Workforce Training
continuingeducation@easternflorida.edu
321-433-7500

This practical, eight-week program takes place Monday through Thursday (except for holidays) from 5 PM to 9 PM on EFSC's Cocoa Campus.

Taught by our experienced welding instructor, the evening schedule is designed to accommodate both hobbyists and working adults looking to advance their careers. Whether you're passionate about car restoration, motorcycle repair, or metal sculpting as an artist, welding skills are highly valuable.

Additionally, completing this course could serve as a gateway to EFSC's year-long Welding Technology Certificate program.

Scholarship Opportunity

If you live in Brevard County, you might be eligible for a scholarship that can help pay for the tuition and fees associated with this non-credit welding course. Because the class that starts January 29 is full, the scholarship application has closed for this class.

Tuition Info and Course Registration

The non-credit welding course at EFSC has a tuition fee of $1,075, which includes the required lab fee. To participate, you must purchase your own safety equipment including a welding helmet, jacket, gloves, and leather steel-toed boots, along with some basic tools. These items are estimated to cost around $435. We'll provide you with a comprehensive list of what's required.

Follow the link below to register for an upcoming course. Even if the class is currently at capacity, you can still join the waiting list. If you don't see a class listed in the online system, please check back later.

Register for EFSC's Non-Credit Welding Course

Social Security Number Policy

In compliance with Florida statute 119-07(1): SSNs are requested for the sole purpose of registering non-credit, continuing education students. SSNs are confidential, are immediately converted to student IDs (B numbers) to ensure confidentiality, and may be used for no other purpose. SSNs may only be disclosed to another agency or governmental entity if necessary for the receiving agency or entity to perform its duties and responsibilities as authorized by law.

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