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Welding for Beginners


Next Available: Sun, 10 Feb 2:00PM
3.0 hours
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Description

Ever wanted to know how to join two pieces of metal together? Create a cool sculpture or piece of furniture? Or just wanted to wear the cool mask? Welding for Beginners is for you.

Beginners learn basic stick and mig welding of mild steel, on both older and new style machines. The class will learn all the basic welding techniques required to work on small construction and art projects. Also, the many traps in buying your own machine will be discussed.

About Phil Warnecke

A handyman by trade, Phil has been welding for over 40 years, mainly cars, but also household projects like gates, fences, posts and beams. Over the years, he has taught basic welding leisure classes to novices, but the escalating prices for machines, gas, and even steel has almost stopped hobby welding courses.

New inverter technology has made the machines lighter, smaller, cheaper, and provides a more stable arc, making them easier to use. So home welding is affordable again, and Phil is leading the charge.

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What you will learn
  • Basic stick and mig welding of mild steel
  • Basic welding techniques required to work on small construction and art projects
  • The many traps in buying your own machine
What you will get
  • Welders & consumables
  • Steel off cuts to practice on
  • Welding helmets and gloves are provided

What to bring
  • Students to wear solid leather boots (not sneakers), preferably steel toed
What to wear

Yes- please adhere or you may not be able to participate for safety reasons! 100% cotton long sleeved, collared shirts and long cotton trousers as sparks can cause synthetic clothes to burn. Plus shoes as mentioned above

Appropriate for

Absolute beginners are welcome. Pregnant women or people with electrical implants should not take this class.


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Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Russell

20 December 2018 • Welding for Beginners

A casual conversational way of learning, along with a caveat that this not going to make us into welders. But we did join 2 bits of metal together.! A good sensible safety briefing - it is electricity after all - along with some simple theory, and into it. Once we got going, it was pretty constant trying to put the principles into practice, sharing a machine with one other student. It was also pretty frustrating to start, but with some gentle, and sometimes cryptic advice, we all managed to improve. This is an introduction, nothing else, and it serves well as just that. Our instructors wealth or experience and practical approach is important in achieving that.. Next step...? Hmmm, I did want a new gate.

Dave

10 December 2018 • Welding for Beginners

We had a great day. By the end of the session I could join metal together! Terrific presenter with years of experience.

Sven

08 December 2018 • Welding for Beginners

An excellent intro to welding, I thoroughly enjoyed this course and recommend it!

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