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Course Descriptions

WELD 116: Shielded Metal Arc Welding I

-Completion of WELD 110 OR
-Permission of division dean
-Completion of English and reading placement tests

This course is the study of the SMAW welding techniques and procedures. Entry-level ability will be developed in meeting industrial requirements. The course involves welding a variety of metals in the flat and horizontal positions using approved electrodes. It is designed to prepare the student for the AWS welder qualification test for unlimited thickness metals. Safety instruction is included. 3 credit hours