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Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Safety WELD 0188

Welding Course

Course details

​This is a refresher course for students who were unsuccessful in completing the Shielded metal arc welding modules in their service class.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon success completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the SMAW process.
  • Identify the main components of a SMAW station.
  • Assemble, start up, shut down and maintain SMAW welding equipment.
  • Identify SMAW electrodes and their uses.
  • Identify materials that can be welded with the SMAW process.
  • Identify the thermal effects of distortion on joint.
  • Identify safety precautions for SMAW.
  • Perform SMAW exercises on mild steel sheet and plate.

Effective as of Winter 2023


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