Pipe Welding

This certificate will give students an introduction into pipe welding with all of the four major welding processes used in the industry. These include SMAW, GMAW, FCAW-G/FCAW-S, and GTAW.

Required Courses: Units
WELD 017 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-Advanced 3
WELD 047 Preparation for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Pipe 3
WELD 048 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Pipe 4
WELD 082 Gas Metal Arc Welding-Advanced 3
WELD 092 Flux Cored Arc Welding-Advanced 3
Total Units 16
  1. Show an understanding of the safety precautions for  working in a welding lab and demonstrate an awareness of the importance of safety in welding
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use tools related to the welding industries
  3. Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret prints and shop drawings to produce quality welds
  4. Demonstrate the ability to read and understand Welder Procedure Specification to produce quality welds
  5. Demonstrate the ability to fabricate and layout parts that meet quality standard
  6. Demonstrate the ability to pass a Welder Performance Qualification Test that meets the standard of acceptability to pass a National Standard

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