Physical requirements are; standing for long periods of time, bending, grasping, moving in small areas, and be able to lift 50lbs. These requirements are those of the school and may exceed in an actual work environment.
All applicants must pass an eye examination, with or without corrective lenses, to prove near vision acuity on Jaeger J2 at 12 in. or greater (≥30.5 cm). Proof is required from the appointment and needs to have been done within the last year.
Our text, films and materials require that you can read and understand the English Language at a 6th grade level. If you cannot meet these requirements, please advise us so we may try to accommodate you.
Programs / Skills Course:
All students are required to have the following supplies at the start of their class:
welding jacket, welding gloves, safety glasses, auto darkening helmet with extra lenses, welders cap, fillet weld gauge, and welper pliers. These can be purchased through the school and must be arranged before the first day of class.
Leather steel toe boots are also required, but are not available to purchase through the school.
Students are also required to purchase a grinder for the Combination Welder I and Pipe Courses (It is recommended an 11 amp, 11,99 rmp, 4.5” grinder be purchased). Please note, ALL grinders must have a safety guard.
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