WELD 0005A. Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Career Path

Units: 2
Formerly known as WELD 20
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in WELD 1A or previous welding experience
Hours: 72 (18 lecture, 54 laboratory)
An introduction to the principles of shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), setup/use of SMAW equipment, and safe use of tools and equipment including oxyacetylene cutting. Provides instruction in welding carbon steel weld joints in various positions. This is a required foundation welding technology course for students who wish to pursue a career in structural or pipe welding outdoors at various construction sites. (C-ID WELD 101X) (not transferable)