SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDING

This course provides a thorough technical understanding of arc welding, welding safety, arc welding power sources, electrode classifications and selection. It also provides training to develop the skills necessary to make quality shielded metal arc welds in all positions on mild steel from plates and pipes, single and multiple pass, using mild steel, low hydrogen, and iron powder electrodes, with DC welding current. This will be accomplished through class assignment, class discussion and practical application of skills learned.

Assessment

For each unit of competency, a number of assessment tools have been identified including:

 

  • Work projects

  • Written questions

  • Oral questions

  • Third party statements

  • Observation checklist

 

Students are given a number of opportunities to demonstrate competence across the range of competency standards covered by this course.

Competency Standard

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