Curtis Cleve Casey

Adjunct Faculty - Welding

Program Director :

Applied Sciences and Technology

Office: 52 - Room: 111

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM12:00 PM - 2:00 PM9:00 AM - 10:20 AM 
 5:35 PM - 6:35 PM5:45 PM - 6:35 PM5:30 PM - 6:35 PM 
  By appointment  

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

Spring 2024

WLD101 Introduction to Welding 3 Credits

Introduction to safe operation of shop equipment and common joining and thermal cutting processes used in the welding industry. It is designed to provide a brief exposure to the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC processes while developing incremental hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28860
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2024 - 03/08/2024
MoWe
2:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Class Ended

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
27807
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
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.

Class 27807 Students may contact instructor at: curtis.casey@mesacc.edu

29507
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
2:30 PM - 5:30 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

WLD106AB SMAW 6010 Plate 5 Credits

Continued training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) with emphasis on using E6010 (fast-freeze) electrodes in all joint positions. Focus is on fillet welds for structural steel and open root groove weld joints.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27808
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
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.

Class 27808 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.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27809
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
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.

Class 27809 Students may contact instructor at: curtis.casey@mesacc.edu

29511
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
2:30 PM - 5:30 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.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

WLD106AD SMAW Introduction to Pipe 5 Credits

Advanced training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) with emphasis on pipe welding using E6010 and E7018 electrodes in various pipe joint positions (1G, 2G, 5G, 6G). Focus is on the open root groove pipe weld joints to prepare students for industry code certification.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in WLD106AA or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27810
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
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.

Class 27810 Students may contact instructor at: curtis.casey@mesacc.edu

WLD296WA Cooperative Education 1 Credits

Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27661
Dobson Campus

TBA

Field Based
Lab
01/13/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

WLD296WB Cooperative Education 2 Credits

Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27680
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

WLD296WC Cooperative Education 3 Credits

Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27681
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

WLD296WD Cooperative Education 4 Credits

Work-college experiences that involve the combined efforts of educators and employers to accomplish an outcome related to the career objectives of the students.

Prerequisites: Completion of 12 college credits, min 2.6 gpa and obtain a position related to academic or career goals or permission of Instructor. Corequisites: At least 1 class related to major or career interest or with permission of the Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27682
Dobson Campus

Instructor Office

Field Based
Lab
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

WLD101 Introduction to Welding 3 Credits

Introduction to safe operation of shop equipment and common joining and thermal cutting processes used in the welding industry. It is designed to provide a brief exposure to the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC processes while developing incremental hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
31341
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

In Person
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
2:10 PM - 5:50 PM

Class Ended

Summer 2024

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
15256
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
06/03/2024 - 07/11/2024
MoTuWe
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

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
15257
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
06/03/2024 - 07/11/2024
MoTuWe
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Closed

No Seats Available

Fall 2024

WLD101 Introduction to Welding 3 Credits

Introduction to safe operation of shop equipment and common joining and thermal cutting processes used in the welding industry. It is designed to provide a brief exposure to the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC processes while developing incremental hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Wait lists are available for closed WLD101 classes.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15323
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
08/21/2024 - 10/09/2024
We
7:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Open

1 of 12
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.

Fall Flex Start 2024

WLD101 Introduction to Welding 3 Credits

Introduction to safe operation of shop equipment and common joining and thermal cutting processes used in the welding industry. It is designed to provide a brief exposure to the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OFW, OFC, PAC processes while developing incremental hands-on skills through sequenced lab experiences.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: Wait lists are available for closed WLD101 classes.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15979
Dobson Campus

Welding Lab 2

Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
10/16/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
7:00 AM - 2:15 PM

Open

12 of 12
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

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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