WELD 0082. Pipe Welding Certification - Uphill

Unit: 1.5
Prerequisite: Completion of WELD 30 and 40 with grades of "C" or better; concurrent enrollment in or completion of WELD 80 with grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Students must be competent in horizontal, vertical and overhead position welding with open root groove joints using the welding processes of SMAW; if GTAW root pass certification is the goal, WELD 50 skill set competency for GTAW is also needed
Hours: 54 (14 lecture, 40 laboratory)
Designed to certify the welder within the guidelines of Section IX of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, or the American Petroleum Institute (API) Standard 1104 Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities. Focus on manipulative skill development using SMAW, GTAW and GMAW processes in preparation for the actual certification test. (CSU)