Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welder Fabricator (VSM1) Technical Certificate of Credit
(Standalone & Embedded in Welding Diploma)
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
Minimum Test Scores
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Credits required for graduation: 11
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|WELD 1050Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding
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.
|WELD 1060Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding
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.
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