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WELD 116: Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

-Completion of WELD 110
(no literacy placement testing required)

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I covers SMAW welding techniques, procedures, and safety. You will begin to prepare for the American Welding Society (AWS) welder qualification test for unlimited thickness metals by gaining entry-level welding ability in meeting industrial requirements and learning welding a variety of metals in the flat and horizontal positions using approved electrodes. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.