WLD 151: SMAW Certification Practice: Unlimited Thickness Mild Steel

Credits 4
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Covers safety, welding technique, and qualification procedures in compliance with AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Test with the E7018 electrode.

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This is a outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videotapes, and lab demonstrations covering technical skills.  Course outcomes will include; theoretical concepts, lay out, fabrication, welding, oxy-fuel cutting and safety.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Function safely in the OCCC Welding Lab.
  • Operate oxy-fuel portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Understand and apply code requirements for SMAW E7018.
  • Interpret blueprints to accurately lay out, prepare, and assemble weld joints.
  • Weld single V-groove welds with E7018 to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
  • Operate a Carbon Arc Cutting - Air (CAC-A) system in accordance with industry standards.
  • Apply visual and destructive examination principles and practices in accordance with AWS D1.1.

Department permission required.

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