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Techniques for Custom Welding Fabrication – Teachers

NCK Technical College

Beloit, KS

June 8 @ 8:00 am - June 11 @ 5:00 pm

Cost: $700.00



4-Day Workshop Fee (includes ALL materials) = $700.00



  • The workshop will review welding disciplines (SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW).
  • Attendees will hone their welding skills in all positions (Flat, Horizontal, Vertical, and Overhead).
  • Attendees will learn fabrication skills, (cutting, coping, and plasma design).
  • Participants will fabricate and take home a portable welding table with weld positioner.



Kyle Kopsa has been a welding instructor at NCK Tech College for 18 years. He is a Certified Welding Instructor/Educator through the American Welding Society. He has numerous certifications from AWS – D1.1 (Structural Steel), D17.1 (Aerospace), ASME B31.1, and API 1104. Work related experience in the power and gas sector.

Danea Buschkoetter has been teaching at NCK Tech for 2 years. She is an alumnus of the welding program. Danea is a certified welder thru AWS and is working toward her CWI/CWE certifications. She has spent time in the industry as a design engineer, project manager, fabricator, and welder. Danea is also a member of Girl Gang Garage, an all-female shop.