Combination Welder Training
A vocational training program based upon practical hands-on welding and classroom theory in all welding processes from basic to advanced techniques. The Welding Center is licensed to administer the practical examinations required by the Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety. L.A. City written examination prep classes are also offered with limited enrollment. Continuing students have priority registration. Contact the Welding Center for class placement prior to registration. Call (626) 974-6434.
All phases are applied to all processes included: SMAW, GMAW, FCAW & GTAW for Structural, Lite Gage Steel, Aluminum, Stainless, Reinforcing Steel and High Pressure Vessel Pipe. Limited exotic metals available on request.
PHASE I – Teaches students basic and advanced techniques with AWS A5.5 F3 filler rod from striking an arc to stringer pass control and weld puddle manipulation. The student will learn welding control in all positions preparing the student for Phase II. Classroom basic weld theory will also be included.
PHASE II – Upon satisfactory completion of Phase I, the student will begin learning basic to advanced welding techniques with AWS A5.5 F4 welding filler rod. The student will learn total control of weld stringer passes and puddle manipulation. Advance blueprint and weld symbol theory.
PHASE III – The student will prepare test plates in which the student will complete in both 3G & 4G positions. Successful completion of the test plates, student will receive a certificate of completion and data sheet and is qualified to take the L.A. City practical examination. Student will be prepared for entry level employment in a variety of metal trade industries.
Class held at the Covina-Valley Tech Academy (Welding Center)
Days & Times
7400.01 Phases I, II, III Monday-Friday 8-12 PM Moore/Velosa $895 Phases I, II, III*Covina-Valley Unified high school students only Monday-Thursday 1:10-3:10 PM* Joseph Velosa 7400.04 Phases I, II, III Monday & Wednesday 7-10 PM Ervin Moore $495 7400.05 Phases I, II, III Tuesday & Thursday 7-10 PM Joseph Velosa $495 7400.06 Phases I, II, III Saturday 8-2 PM Moore/Velosa $495 7400.10 TESTING (Only) Call for test times. Joseph Velosa $225 7400.12 L.A. City Test Preparation Date: TBD $200
Contact Welding Center for enrollment information:
COVINA-VALLEY TECH ACADEMY WELDING CENTER
(626) 974-6434 | 231 E. Stephanie Dr., Covina 91722
(Between Citrus and Barranca, from Arrow Highway go south on Ranger to Stephanie Dr.)