Welding Workshops

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Overview:      

PIT offers a variety of welding workshops that are perfect for the self-designated hobbyist or do-it-yourselfer.  Held at PIT’s welding shop at 133 Byers Creek Rd, Suite C, Mooresville, NC, we strive to offer an option that fits your needs.

*To register for a workshop, simply click the respective date and submit registration/payment information*

1/2 Day Weld Art Workshop

Upcoming 2022 Dates:  April 9, August 13, October 1

Description:  Our themed workshops are perfect for the artistic individuals with a desire to make a “themed” take-home project.  Think decorative metal art you see and love on Pinterest!!  Projects are focused on the season – spring, fall and holiday – with two to choose from for each event.  Events take place from 9am – 1pm at a cost of only $149/person.  No prior welding experience?  No problem!  The workshops are designed for the true novice welder.  Each event is limited to 12 participants.

Weekend MIG Welding Workshop

Upcoming 2022 Dates:  March 12-13, May 7-8 for Women, July 23-24, November 5-6

Description:  Designed for the novice/hobbyist welder who’d like to learn the basics of the MIG welding process, participants will learn about welder setup and components, welding techniques and more.  Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to build useful take-home projects themselves as part of the experience. The fee for participants under 18 years of age is only $100 when accompanied by a participating family member/guardian at the workshop. If you are interested in this option, please use the "FAMILYWELD" coupon code upon checkout.  It's an ideal family outing!

 

Weekend Intro to TIG Welding Workshop (Level I)

Upcoming 2022 Dates: January 22-23, May 21-22, September 10-11

Description:  Perfect for the entry level welder or hobbyist, the course focuses on the basic theory behind TIG welding, machine setup and operation and proper welding techniques. Participants will learn to weld butt joints, lap joints and t-joints on steel and aluminum applications.

Weekend Level II TIG Welding Workshop

Upcoming Dates:   November 6-7, 2021 , February 5-6, 2022, October 15-16, 2022

Description:  Geared for the individual who was taken our Level I (Intro) TIG Welding workshop, or the individual with some prior welding experience, the course is designed to take their skillset to the next level. Applications include steel, stainless steel, chrome moly and aluminum tubing, as well as different types of joints.  Topics discussed will also include the importance of back-purging with stainless steel applications, along with proper techniques on unique applications - exhaust, thin wall steel/sheet metal and more.  This workshop is limited to twelve (12) participants to allow more booth time, with a cost of $395/person.

Weekend SMAW (Stick) Welding Workshop

Upcoming Dates:  February 19-20, 2022

Description: Designed for a novice, the workshop focuses on stick welding techniques on carbon steel applications utilizing a variety of different rod types.  Participants will learn how to properly prepare material for welding and repairs, as well as groove and fillet welds.  The two-day event is perfect for those working in the farming/agriculture industries, as well as those who simply want to learn the trade.

Two-Day Workshop Details:

Cost:  $295 - $395/person (Level II TIG Workshop is $395/person, all others are $295/person)

Times:  8am - 4pm on Saturday, 8am - 3pm on Sunday

Workshop Capacity:  24 participant maximum (12 maximum for the Level II TIG Workshops)

Meals:  One hour will be provided for lunch each day, with refreshments provided for attendees.

5-Day Fabrication Workshop

Upcoming Dates:  January 24-28, 2022

Description: Workshop teaches the ins-and-outs of motorsports fabrication techniques perfect for the novice or grassroots short track racer.  Focusing on sheet metal and tubing applications, instructors will teach participants how to properly use an English wheel, bead roller, tubing bender, shrinker/stretcher, and more.  It is strongly encouraged that participants have a general knowledge of welding before registering for the course – whether they are self-taught or have taken one of our weekend welding workshops previously. Each event is limited to 6 participants at a cost of only $995/person.

Youth Summer Camp Welding Workshop

Upcoming Dates:  June 27-July 1, 2022

Description: Designed for the youth who have an interest in learning a trade, the week-long event focuses on common welding processes.  Participants will spend the week learning the MIG and TIG welding processes on steel and aluminum (TIG) applications and will be assigned their own booths throughout the duration of the session.  Instructors will also cover machine setup and operation, welder components and more during the week-long workshop. Youth must be between 12-17 years old to take part. Limited to 12 participants at a cost of only $995/person.

5-Day Workshop Details:

Cost:  $995/person

Times:  8am - 4pm Monday - Thursday, 8am - 3pm Friday

Workshop Capacity:  12 participant maximum (6 maximum for Fabrication Workshops)

Meals:  One hour will be provided for lunch each day, with refreshments provided for attendees.

Additional Information

 

What to Bring: 

 

Participants are required to provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE) – including welding helmet, welding jacket or sleeves, long pants and close-toed shoes (no athletic attire permitted), safety glasses and ear plugs.  We offer welding bundles for rent for $49.95 as well as a variety of options for purchase via our online store.  Rental gear is washed and sanitized after each event.  Orders from our online store must be placed at least three weeks in advance of your workshop date to guarantee availability.

Registration:     

Simply complete and submit the online registration form with your payment.  Seats are filled on a first-come, first serve basis.  Participants must be 12 years old to take part.  Participants who are under 16 are only allowed to participate with a parent/guardian who has also registered.

 

​​Where to Stay: 

 

Coming in from out-of-town?  Rooms are available at the Candlewood Suites Mooresville at a discounted rate.  Book online using the "Candlewood Suites Mooresville" link or contact the hotel directly and mention that you’re in town for PIT’s Welding Workshop to receive the discounted rate during your stay.

                               

Hotel Info:         Candlewood Suites Mooresville

                           3247 Charlotte HWY

                           Mooresville, NC 28117

                           704-360-4899   ext. 5003

For another hotel option with nearby shops restaurants and walking trails, consider ALoft by Marriott. For discounts contact:

                           Debra Furr

                           Director of Sales

                           Candlewood Suites Mooresville

                           3247 Charlotte HWY

                           Mooresville, NC 28117

                           704-360-4899   ext. 5003

                           sales.mqvcw@maya-hotels.com