Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welder Fabricator (VSM1)  Technical Certificate of Credit


(Standalone & Embedded in Welding Diploma)

Program Description:

The Vertical Shielding Metal Arc Welding Fabricator technical certificate of credit prepares students for careers in shielded metal arc welding fabrication.

Entrance date: Each semester

Admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER NEXT GENERATION– Reading 224 ACCUPLACER- Sentence Skills 60
Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

Credits required for graduation: 11

Courses 11 credits
WELD 1050
Corequisite: WELD 1040

Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the horizontal position. Qualification tests, horizontal position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: horizontal SMAW safety and health practices, selection and applications of electrodes, selection and applications for horizontal SMAW, horizontal SMAW joints, and horizontal SMAW to specification.

4
WELD 1060
Corequisites: WELD 1040, WELD 1050

Introduces the major theory, safety practices, and techniques required for shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the vertical position. Qualification tests, vertical position, are used in the evaluation of student progress toward making industrial standard welds. Topics include: vertical SMAW safety and health practices, selection and applications of electrodes for vertical SMAW, vertical SMAW joints, and vertical SMAW to specification.

4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective-3 cr. hrs. 3
Faculty
Click to view profile for Ray Dell
Program Chair

Instructor Welding & Joining Technology
Freedom Hall, Rm 124

Click to view profile for Dennis Mark Benton
Advisor

Welding Technology, Instructor
Freedom Hall, Rm. 119C

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