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Manufacturing

SPARK YOUR INTEREST! DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS
IN THE HIGH DEMAND FIELD OF WELDING!
CHECK OUT PTC’S FAST TRACK TRAINING FOR WELDERS!

BASIC WELDING TRAINING

This course is designed to give the participant knowledge of welding principles and safety considerations. The course will focus on: developing the basics of wire feed; tungsten inert gas (TIG); gas metal arc (MIG); and shielded metal arc (Stick) welding (SMAW). Brazing, oxyacetylene cutting and applied blueprint reading will also be covered.  After satisfactory completion, participants will also be able to view a blue print, interpret it, determine types of welds, and perform various fundamental welding functions.    120 Hours


COURSE GOALS FOR THIS 120 HOUR BASIC WELDING COURSE ARE:

*Demonstrate knowledge of material selection         

*Identify different base materials         

*Demonstrate set-up procedure of equipment

*Identify basic welding joints                 

*Understand the different perimeter settings            

*Demonstrate arc welding set-up          

*Understand the importance of quality weld factors

*Demonstrate welding exercises             

*Demonstrate oxyacetylene equipment set up          

*Demonstrate welding rod selection     

*Identify parts of a blueprint

*Understand differences between brazing and welding                                                          

*Demonstrate set-up procedures for (TIG) and (MIG) welding applications

*Demonstrate ability to view blueprint, interpret, and visualize the product                            

*Determine welds and material required to manufacture it

Call Jane Robbins at 320-629-5185 to get on our mailing list for the next class.  

INTERMEDIATE WELDING TRAINING

Gain knowledge of intermediate welding principles & safety considerations to enhance your welding skills for the welding job market. Focus is on wire feed, tungsten inert gas (TIG), gas metal arc (MIG) and shielded metal arc (STICK) welding (SMAW). 120 Hours Pre-requisite is successful completion of Basic/Introductory Welding or by prior approval of program manager Jane Robbins.


COURSE GOALS FOR THIS 120 HOUR INTERMEDIATE WELDING COURSE ARE:

Stick welding qualification test for certification

Practice vertical up stringer bead with 6010 1/8 diameters

Practice vertical up stringer bead with 6010 3/32 diameters

Practice vertical up stringer bead with 7018 1/8 diameters

Practice vertical cover pass with 7018 1/8 diameters

Practice cutting bevels on steel plate with oxy. acet.

Practice cutting bevels on steel pipe with oxy. acet.

Practice welding vertical up root passes with 6010 3/32 diameters

Practice welding vertical up root passes with 6010 1/8 diameters

Practice welding vertical up stringer beads with 3/32 & 1/8 7018 rods

Practice welding vertical up cover passes with 3/32 & 1/8 7018 rods

Practice welding overhead root passes with 3/32 & 1/8 6010 rods

Practice welding overhead filler passes with 3/3 & 1/8 7018 rods

Practice cutting bevels on different sizes & schedule of pipe

Practice welding root passes on pipe at 45 degree angles with 3/32 & 1/8 6010 rods

Practice welding vertical up filler passes on pipes with 3/32 & 1/8 7018 rod at 45 degrees

Practice welding cover passes on pipe with 3/32 & 1/8 7018 rod at 45 degrees

Cut test coupons and prepare for bend tests

Bend root coupon and face coupon to see if pass or fail condition is apparent

Call Jane Robbins at 320-629-5185 to get on our mailing list for the next class.  

Boiler Operator Training

This training covers the aspects of low-pressure boilers and their safe operation.

The class will feature

• Introduction to Boilers, Steam and Hot Water Systems

• P&ID Diagrams

• Boiler Types and Construction

• Piping, Fittings, Valves and Pumps

• Combustion, Fuels and Draft

• Introduction to Thermodynamics and Water Chemistry

• Basic Controls and Safety Devices

• Boiler System Operations

• Boiler System Maintenance and Repair

• Boiler Code Basics

• Review and Final Exam

The course is supplemented with videos. Students will be prepared to take any low-pressure Minnesota boiler license exam from Special to Chief C. Upon successful completion of the class,

students for an additional fee, are eligible to take the State of Minnesota licensing examination.

Who should take this class?

• Anyone entering the field who would like to gain a strong foundation in low-pressure steam and hot water system operations.

• Anyone who would like to obtain a Minnesota Special, 2nd class C, 1st class C or Chief C Minnesota boiler license.

• Veteran boiler operators who would like a great review or who never received sufficient training when they started out.

• Managers responsible for boiler rooms/boiler operators

• Anyone in Minnesota or Wisconsin that would like a serious boost to their resume

Call Jane Robbins at 320-629-5185 to get on our mailing list for the next class.  

Register for courses

Register two ways!

 -- Visit the CECT registration site
 -- Click here to print a Registration Form