WAF 230: Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

In this course, students further develop their Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) skills by learning the American Welding Society (AWS) codes and standards and applying them to welds being performed. Students will create welded samples including sheet metal, plate, "C" channel and "H" beam joints in all positions as well as pipe in the 5F/G and 6G positions with multiple electrodes.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; Academic Math Level 1; WAF 130 minimum grade "C"

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
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The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 90
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 120

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