Elite Structural Welding Program

Course Duration

10.5 Weeks (40 Hours per Week)

420 Clock Hours

Course Description

Graduates may find suitable employment in commercial and industrial construction, plants, factories and fabrication shops. Structural welders can be found working in refineries, power plants, chemical plants, industrial and commercial construction projects, factories, fabrication shops among other areas. All areas of construction/industry safety, welding equipment set-up, welding equipment maintenance and welding procedures in SMAW, FCAW and GMAW will be demonstrated, practiced and mastered.

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Curriculum Breakdown

 

  • Safety and OSHA 10 Training

  • Tool and Grinder Safety

  • Oxy/Acetylene Torch Cutting

  • Welding Intro – terminology, plate preparations, weld positions and electrode types

  • SMAW ER7018 in Flat, Horizontal and Vertical position

  • SMAW “T” Joint Fillet Welds using ER6010 and ER7018 in the Horizontal 2F, 3F and 4F positions

  • SMAW “T” Joint Fillet Welds using ER6010 and ER7018 in the Horizontal 2F, 3F and 4F positions

  • FCAW “T” Joint Fillet Welds using Flux Core in the Horizontal 2F, 3F and 4F positions

  • GMAW Butt Joint Groove Welds with backing using MIG in the Flat 1G, Horizontal 2G, Vertical 3G and Overhead 4G position

  • FCAW Butt Joint Groove Welds without backing using Flux Core in the Flat 1G, Horizontal 2G, Vertical 3G and Overhead 4G position

  • SMAW Butt Joint Groove Welds without backing using ER6010 and ER 7018 in the Flat 1G, Horizontal 2G, Vertical 3G and Overhead 4G position

  • Job Ready Moment Weld Test administered by a CWI

  • Job preparation, resume building, online profiles and pre/post placement practices

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