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Saturday, March 28th | 8:00AM-4:00PM | MIG Welding Workshop

Saturday, March 28th | 8:00AM-4:00PM | MIG Welding Workshop


Join us for an excellent way for beginners to learn MIG welding! This class is designed as a one day "crash course" to give students the knowledge and confidence needed to start working with this fun metal joining process.  No need to be intimidated if you have never welded before – The Arc + Flame team has experience training thousands of beginning welding students of all ages, genders and walks of life! Topics covered include:

  • Welder Safety
  • Survey of other common welding processes
  • The MIG Welding Process
  • MIG Equipment: Component descriptions
  • Setting up the MIG System
  • Setting the controls for the metal to be welded
  • MIG filler metal and shielding gases
  • Demonstrations of TIG and Stick welding, plasma cutting (time permitting)

  • Please Note: Make sure to wear close-toed sneakers or boots, jeans and a cotton t-shirt. Please don't wear flip-flops, open toed shoes or highly flammable clothing. To ensure the best possible class experience for all students, please contact Arc + Flame Center prior to class if you any have concerns with your vision, hearing, hand dexterity or mental health. Breakfast snacks and lunch will be provided.

    This class is appropriate for ages 14+.

    This class will take place at Arc + Flame Center, located at 125 Fedex Way, Rochester NY.

    About the teacher:
    The Rochester Arc + Flame Center (RocAFC) is an 11,000 square-foot training facility designed specifically for welding, glass working and blacksmithing. The mission of RocAFC is to foster exciting and innovative classes for people of all skill levels. Rochester Arc + Flame Center is the only training facility in upstate New York to offer professional and recreational classes in welding, glass working and blacksmithing. Since 2012, over 12,000 students have taken classes at the Rochester Arc + Flame Center.

    For details about our refund and class cancellation policy, visit our FAQs.