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Introduction to Pipe Welding (SMAW)

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You pay only $566, if you qualify and pending availability of FastForward funds. For more information call 540-453-2215. 

Prerequisite - Welding Fundamentals and 3G "Open-root" plate certification.  Must have permission from instructor prior to registration.  Focuses on the techniques used for welding pipe.  The shielded metal arc (SMAW) welding process is used to perform practice welds on pipe diameters from 2-12 inches. Basic pipe-fitting practices will be demonstrated using butt weld and socket weld fittings to progress through learning to weld pipe in horizontal and vertical positions.  One-on-one coaching, welding demonstrations, welding videos, and the Lincoln VRTEX Welding Simulator will be used to illustrate the techniques the student must follow to successfully pass the 6G qualification test. All Pipe Welding Qualification testing is done in accordance with ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and AWS D1.1, Structural Welding Code Steel. (ASME SMAW certification)

Class Details

32 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  
  Weekly - Mon, Tue.  

Location : Mt. Crawford Welding Center Location : 
  Mt. Crawford Welding Center.

Instructor : Wiley Perry 



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Registration Closes On
Monday, August 27, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 09/03/2018, 11/19/2018, 11/20/2018, 12/24/2018, 12/25/2018, 12/31/2018, 01/01/2019)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/27/2018 - 10/22/2018 Weekly - Mon, Tue 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Wiley Perry 
11/5/2018 - 1/15/2019 Weekly - Mon, Tue 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Mt Crawford, Mt. Crawford Welding Center  Map Wiley Perry