Welder (SMAW & GMAW) Certificate

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Courses Contact Hours
DFTGC 2102301 Blueprint Reading for Welders 32
WLDGC 2103004 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) 80
WLDGC 2109117 Math for Welders 32
WLDGC 2102804 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 80
BUSGC 2101200 Work Skills for the Workplace 16
Welder (SMAW & GMAW) Certificate Total 240

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) is designed to provide the necessary education to develop an understanding of the manual welding process needed for a career in welding. The student will develop and demonstrate skills such as arc length, current setting, travel speed and electrode angle in producing code quality welding in various joint designs.

Additionally, the student will incorporate these basic skills in the flat, horizontal, vertical up and overhead positions. Upon completion of these courses the student will have developed and applied the understanding of the SMAW process including electrode selection, joint design, and the uses of oxyfuel cutting systems.

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