Welding Workshops

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Description:      

In collaboration with Mike Furick of DOG Fabrication and Furick Welding Cups, PIT’s 2-day welding workshops 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, participants will enjoy two days of shop and classroom time.  Each program is designed for those who wish to learn the techniques and intricacies of the specific welding process (MIG, TIG, etc.) that each workshop focuses on in various different applications. Participants will have significant hands-on time with top-notch Miller Manufacturing welding equipment and pre-cut practice materials. Instruction from PIT’s Pit Weld U instructors will ensure that those taking part in the workshop will get the most out of their time.  Participants can expect to leave with the confidence and ability to produce quality welds in their garage or shop.  For specific workshop details, see below.

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  • MIG Welding Workshop - 8am to 5pm Saturday, 8am to 3pm Sunday

PIT’s 2-day MIG Welding Workshop is the ideal family outing!  Designed for the do-it-yourself individual/family who’d like to learn the basics of the MIG welding process, participants will learn about welder setup and components, and welding technique and more.  Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to build useful take-home projects themselves as part of the experience. The cost is $295 per person. 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. This discount ONLY applies to participants under 18 years of age when accompanied by a participating family member/guardian at the workshop.

  • Intro to TIG Welding Workshop - 8am to 5pm Sat., 8am to 3pm Sun.

PIT’s 2-day Intro to TIG Welding Workshop is designed for the entry level welder or hobbyist. Held in collaboration with Mike Furick of Furick Cups/DOG Fabrication, the course focuses on the basic science behind TIG welding, machine setup and operation and proper welding techniques. Participants will learn to weld on mild steel and aluminum applications and will have ample hands-on time as the workshop is limited to a maximum of 20 participants.

  • Advanced TIG Welding Workshop - 8am to 5pm both days

PIT’s 2-day Advanced TIG Welding Workshop is perfect for the hobbyist with prior welding experience who'd like to take their skillset to the next level. Focusing primarily on stainless steel and chrome moly applications, participants will have significant hands-on time and will learn the importance of purging along with proper techniques on unique applications - exhaust, thin wall steel/sheet metal and more. Cost is $295 per person. Individuals who have previously participated in one of PIT's Intro to TIG Welding Workshops will receive a 10 percent discount.

Cost:                     

 

$295/participant – maximum of 20 participants.

 

Meals:                 

 

One hour will be provided for lunch each day.  Refreshments will be provided for attendees during the course.

 

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.

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 14 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?  A block of rooms is reserved at the Fairfield Inn & Suites in Mooresville at a discounted rate of $99/night.  Book online using the provided link below or contact the hotel directly and mention that you’re in town for PIT’s Introduction to Beginning TIG Welding Workshop to receive the discounted rate during your stay.  Reservations must be received by three weeks prior to the workshop date to guarantee rate and availability.

                               

Hotel Info:          Fairfield Inn & Suites

                          120 Consumer Square Dr

                           Mooresville, NC 28117

                           704-663-6100

 

For additional information about PIT’s Welding Workshops, please contact Trent Schanen at 704-230-4361 or email trent.schanen@visitpit.com.

For information and welding equipment and apparel go to:  www.millerwelds.com/saftey

Class Schedules

Welding Programs

All Welding classes are held at:

133 Byers Creek Road, Suite C

Mooresville, NC 28117

Pit Crew Programs
Corporate Programs

Phone: 704-799-3869

Fax:      704-799-3871

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PIT Main Building

156 Byers Creek Road

Mooresville, NC 28117

PIT Weld U

133 Byers Creek Road, Suite C

Mooresville, NC 28117