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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Pipe Certificate


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Description

This program focuses on SMAW welding of steel for application in the structural steel and pipeline industry. Training includes fillet and groove welds on plate, and groove welds on pipe in all positions. Students will undergo a welding qualification test at the completion and have the opportunity to gain an AWS certification to AWS D1.1 structural steel welding code and ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel on SMAW welded pipe.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Interpret blueprints and associated weld symbols
  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks in a metal fabrication environment including identifying/choosing proper materials, cutting materials to proper dimensions, fitting the materials together, and tack welding the materials in the proper location
  • Demonstrate needed skills required for a Structural Plate certification test following proper procedures and meeting the requirements of the welding codes
  • Write and/or alter robotic welding programs for use in a manufacturing environment
  • Implement current GMAW welding technology in the work force
  • Implement current GTAW welding technology in the work force
  • Demonstrate needed skills required for a SMAW Pipe certification test following proper procedures and meeting the requirements of the welding codes
  • Demonstrate needed skills required for a GTAW Pipe Steel certification test following proper procedures and meeting the requirements of the welding codes
  • Demonstrate needed skills required for a Stainless Steel welding certification test following proper procedures and meeting the requirements of the welding codes

Graduation Credits Required: 16

First Semester


Second Semester


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