Welding
Area of Study

Welding Technology

SMAW

TOTAL CREDITS
11
CIP:
480508
BANNER:
WSMAW
Certificate

Program Requirements

Total Credits 11
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL100WEL1000
Safety for Welders 1

Covers the hazards of welding on health and safety, locating essential safety information from a code or other standard, and identifying and applying shop safety procedures. (Contact Hours-22.5) (1-0)

WEL106WEL1006
Blueprint Read-Welders/Fitters 4

Covers interpretation and creation of weld symbols and blueprints used in metal fabrication. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151) (Contact hours-90) (4-0)

WEL 116WEL 1016
SMAW Flat & Horizontal 2

Covers fundamental knowledge and skills required for the safe use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment including proper set up, shut down, electrode selection, striking the arc, running a bead, making fillet and groove open root welds in the flat and horizontal positions, proper use of E6010, E7018, and other electrodes, and weldment inspection. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL117WEL1017
SMAW Vertical 2

Covers Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in the vertical position including the use of E6010 and E7018 electrodes, proper set up and shut down of the welding equipment, electrode selection, vertical up and down stringer beads using E6010 electrodes, and vertical up fillet and groove welds using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL118WEL1018
SMAW Overhead 2

Covers Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in the overhead position including the use of E6010 and E7018 electrodes, proper set up and shut down of the welding equipment, electrode selection, overhead stringer and weave beads using E6010 and E7018 electrodes, and overhead fillet and groove welds using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)