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Welding Events in January

It’s the end of winter holidays and the beginning of NFL playoffs; January is here. Welding workshops, classes, exhibitions and more fill up the January welding calendar. Enjoy!

I didn’t include events that already took place or are no longer open for registration.


Welding Events in the United States

WELDING DEAL – Stonybrook Fine Arts: Half off jewelry making and welding workshops in Jamaica Plain – MA

Learn the basics of MIG welding while welding together pre-cut metal pieces to form a robot, dog, or other creature of your choice. No welding experience is necessary.– Event Description

Deal/Fees : $75 for a weld-a-creature workshop (worth $150). Go to event website to purchase voucher. Deal is available until Friday, January 13th.

Dates: Classes available many weekends throughout the year.

Voucher expires December 1, 2012.

Location: Stonybrook Fine Arts

24 Porter St.Jamaica Plain, MA 02130



Discover why TIG welding is fast becoming the welding method of choice among people building their own aircraft. EAA SportAir Workshops has teamed up with Lincoln Electric and the Alexander Technical Center in Griffin, Georgia, to present a TIG welding workshop. . .” – Event Description

Dates: January 7-8, 2012

Fees: Call toll-free, 800-967-5746 for more information. Discount available for family members and SportAir Alumnus.

Location: Alexander Technical Center in Griffin, Georgia


The Columbus Idea Foundry TIG Welding Workshop – Columbus, OH

“This workshop covers the basics of how to TIG weld. TIG welding is a versatile and precise way of welding in which the resulting welds are both aesthetically and structurally sound. – Event Description

Date: January 14, 2012, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Fees/Requirements: $120.00 – Participants must have “arc or MIG welding experience, either through attending a previous CIF MIG Welding and Plasma Cutting workshop, other institutional course, or work experience.”

Location: 1158 Corrugated Way, Columbus OH 43201

Email/call for more information: 614-299-IDEA (4332) or email info at ColumbusIdeaFoundry dot com



Metallurgy of Welding and Joining – North Charleston, SC

“Welding metallurgy is a complex subject because it requires knowledge of materials, welding processes, design, and inspection. Metallurgy of Welding and Joining provides an excellent review of welding processes, welding of materials ranging from carbon steel to specialized alloys, guidelines for designing weldments to facilitate welding, and testing and inspecting welds to meet performance requirements.” – Event Description

Dates: January 16-19, 2012

Fees: Members: $1,750.00 | Non-members: $1,989.00

Location: North Charleston, SC


Non-Destructive Testing Methods & Certification – Tacoma, WA

Open to AWS members and non-members, the Non-Destructive Testing Methods & Certification meeting will be held at Bates Technical College. Guest speaker John Knapp “will cover the recommendations of SNT-TC-1A (Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing (2011)) for training and certification along with a general overview of the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) methods utilized in the
inspection of welds.”– Event Description

Date: January 17, 2012, 5:30 to 8:00 PM

Fees: Meeting is free, but dinner is $10 for regular members and $5 for students.

Location: Bates Technical College (South Campus)
Welding Department (Bldg. B)
2201 South 78th St
Tacoma, WA 98409


Welding skills class – Jamestown, ND

A welding skills class is set to begin later this month.

This two-week curriculum is open to anyone 18 years of age or older interested in learning the basics of welding. The class teaches the basic skills needed to apply for a welding position or to pursue welding as a hobby. All materials needed for the class are provided.”– Event Description

Date: January 23, 24, 26, 30 and 31, 2012, 6:00 to 9:00 PM

Fees: $150 (Registration and inquiries into the class or requirements can be attained by calling the JVCTC at (701) 252-8841. Ask for Deb Bentz or John Lynch.)

Location: James Valley Career and Technology Center
910 12th Avenue Northeast
Jamestown, ND



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