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SMAW Structural Welder

High School Students Only.
This program prepares individuals to use manual shielded metal arc welding or stick welding in welding of heavy steel structures and in industrial fabrication. SMAW welding is also utilized in maintenance and repair welding.

Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 51-4121.06


Curriculum / Hours

Fundamentals of Cutting Processes 30
Fundamentals of Welding 30
Metal Characteristics and Properties 30
Metal Preparation and Heat Treatments 30
Oxyfuel Cutting 30
SMAW Beads and Fillet Welds 120
SMAW Electrodes 15
SMAW Equipment and Set-up 15
SMAW Groove Welds with Backing 30
SMAW Open V Groove Welds 120
Weld Quality 15
Welding Blueprints 15
Welding Detail Drawings 30
Welding Joint Fit-up and Adjustment 15
Workforce Staging 30
Total 555



Tuition - In District $0
Tuition - Out of District $0
Supply Fees $0


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SkillsUSA is a service organization for high school and adult students of industrial programs. Skills USA provides opportunities for students to enhance their personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions which are held on local, state and national levels.

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