UAF 190: Accelerated Welder Training

Course is available online.

This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2018.

The focus of this 18 week/40 hours per week course is on training a novice welder for introduction into the pipe fitting industry. Topics covered are Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Oxy-fuel Cutting (OFC), safety, basic math, basic pipe fitting techniques, piping and related equipment and terminology. Prior to the completion of this class, the student will attend, and satisfactorily complete, an OSHA 10 course, a United Association Heritage class and a class on the UA Standard for Excellence. Enrollment in this course is limited to students identified by the UA.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6


Description Hours
Credits  12
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 675
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 720
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Some classes are not offered every term.