Curtis Cleve Casey

Full Time Faculty - Welding

Program Director :

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: 52 - Room: 111

480-461-7131

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM - 3:30 PM9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM 5:50 PM - 6:30 PM 3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
  

Online

  

Online

Additional office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:15-2:00 pm and 5:50-6:30 pm

Profile

Maricopa Community Colleges (Aug 2013- May 2014 and Aug 2015 to Present)

       Welding Instructor at Mesa Community College

  • Taught WLD courses including GTAW, GMAW, SMAW and OFW/C processes

Classes Taught

Summer 2022

WLD106AA Introduction to SMAW 5 Credits
Introduction to arc welding with emphasis in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to cut and prepare weld joints utilizing current technology. Develops hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences. Prerequisites: None.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16271
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
06/06/2022 - 07/14/2022
MoTuWe
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

WLD106AC SMAW 7018 Plate 5 Credits
Continued training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) with emphasis on using E7018 (low hydrogen) electrodes in all joint positions. Focus is on fillet welds and groove weld joints with backing to prepare students for welding code certification testing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17299
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
06/06/2022 - 07/14/2022
MoTuWe
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Fall 2022

WLD106AA Introduction to SMAW 5 Credits
Introduction to arc welding with emphasis in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to cut and prepare weld joints utilizing current technology. Develops hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences. Prerequisites: None.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed"
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29886
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at curtis.casey@mesacc.edu

WLD106AC SMAW 7018 Plate 5 Credits
Continued training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) with emphasis on using E7018 (low hydrogen) electrodes in all joint positions. Focus is on fillet welds and groove weld joints with backing to prepare students for welding code certification testing.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.
Wait lists are available for closed WLD106AC classes. Contact Program Director at 480-461-7135 for further enrollment information.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29887
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at curtis.casey@mesacc.edu

WLD206AA Introduction to GMAW/FCAW and GTAW 5 Credits
Instruction in theory and practice of gas metal arc welding (GMAW, commonly referred to as MIG), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW, commonly referred to as TIG). Basic welding procedures on ferrous and nonferrous metals. Setup and operation of welding process equipment. Covers selection of proper filler materials and shielding gas options.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better required in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor or Corequisites: WLD106AA.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30848
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/26/2022 - 12/16/2022
Fr
8:00 AM - 3:40 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

WLD206AB Advanced GMAW and FCAW 5 Credits
Instruction and practice of gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and flux cored arc welding (FCAW) in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Prepare for industry code performance qualification plate tests with both welding processes.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD206AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30849
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/26/2022 - 12/16/2022
Fr
8:00 AM - 3:40 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

WLD206AC Advanced GTAW Non-Ferrous 5 Credits
Instruction and practice of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) aluminum sheet in the flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. Prepare for industry code performance qualification tests in any welding position.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD206AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30850
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/26/2022 - 12/16/2022
Fr
8:00 AM - 3:40 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

WLD206AD Advanced GTAW Ferrous 5 Credits
Instruction and practice of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) carbon and stainless-steel in any position. Prepare for industry code performance qualification tests in any welding position.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD206AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30851
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 1
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/26/2022 - 12/16/2022
Fr
8:00 AM - 3:40 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

WLD208AA SMAW Code Welding 5 Credits
Advanced training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) to achieve successful welder performance qualification testing in any position. Focus is on single v-groove weld joints per industry codes and specification requirements.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29938
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
2:00 PM - 5:50 PM

Open

8 of 12
Seats Available

WLD208AB GMAW Code Welding 5 Credits
Advanced training in gas metal arc welding (GMAW) with emphasis on achieving successful welder performance qualification testing in any position. Focus is on groove weld joints per industry codes.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD206AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30073
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
2:00 PM - 5:50 PM

Open

8 of 12
Seats Available

WLD208AC FCAW Code Welding 5 Credits
Advanced training in flux cored arc welding (FCAW) with emphasis on achieving successful welder performance qualification testing in any position. Focus is on groove weld joints per industry codes.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD206AA or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30074
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
2:00 PM - 5:50 PM

Open

8 of 12
Seats Available

WLD208AD SMAW Code Welding Pipe 5 Credits
Advanced training in pipe welding using either shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), or flux cored arc welding (FCAW) with emphasis on achieving successful welder performance qualification testing in any position. Focus is on groove weld joints per industry codes.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AD or WLD208AA, or permission of Instructor.
For further program information contact the program director at 480-461-7131 or email curtis.casey@mesacc.edu to be placed on a wait list if the class is closed.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30075
Dobson Campus
Welding Lab 2
In Person
Lecture/Lab
08/23/2022 - 12/16/2022
TuTh
2:00 PM - 5:50 PM

Open

8 of 12
Seats Available

Degrees & Awards

  • SME for the revisions of the NCCER’s Welding Level I, II and III curricula, 2001 through 2018.
  • Presenter at the AZ CTE 3 day conference in Tucson AZ, July 2012, July 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Presenter at the AZ Tech Prep conference in Tucson AZ, July 2003, “Meeting and exceeding the state welding standards in your school”
  • Taste of Welding Workshop presenter to High School teachers, 5days,  June 2013, Jun 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • AZSkills USA advisor, numerous state and national medals.
  • NISOD Excellence Award recipient June 2006, Austin Texas.
  • Participated in two 9-month sabbaticals to teach welding at (MIT) Manukau Institute of Technology in Auckland New Zealand, 1997&99.
  • American Welding Society Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Educator 1982-1990 and 1999 to present.
  • Welding curricula consultant for Pearson Publishing

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