WELD 0015B. Pipe Welding Certification - Uphill

Unit: 1.5
Formerly known as WELD 82
Prerequisite: Completion of WELD 15A with grade of "C" or better and completion with grade of "C" or better or concurrent enrollment in WELD 5C
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 3B 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)