Course Description: The introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding Plate course is designed to teach students about arc welding plate safety and the Shielded Metal Arc Welding Process (SMAW) on plate, proper techniques and electrode selection for welding plate in various welding positions such as 2G, 3G, & 4G to meet the welding code standards set by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Subject Hours: 120 clock hours (20 hours lec, 100 hours lab, 00 hours ext)
Prerequisites: Admission to the program
Required Textbooks: Pearson. NCCER Welding Level 1 Trainee Guide, 5th Edition. 2015
Maximum Student to Instructor Ratio: 22:1
Weekly Content Outline:
Basis of Grades: Tests / Quizzes: 15%, Lab Assignments: 50%, Final Exam: 35%
Student welding plate in the 2G position.