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Skill Training Programs

Program 1 - Combination Structural & Pipe Welding

CPW
$16,625.00

38 Weeks
1330 Clock Hours
CEUs 133.0

This sequence of courses is recommended for the student interested in the major welding processes for all position welding skills on plate and pipe, safety and technical information. The program includes five AWS-QC7 National Welder Certifications; AWS D1.1 Shielded Metal Arc Pipe 6G, AWS D1.1 Structural Flux Cored, AWS D1.1 Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe, AWS D17.1 Gas Tungsten Arc Titanium, and AWS D1.1 Gas Metal Arc (short circuit.) Successful completion of this program gives the student the necessary welding skills required for entry level employment as a Combination Welder.

  • WTB027 Welding Technology & Blueprint Reading 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • WTB028 Advanced Blueprint Reading 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • OAW001 Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • SMA002 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • SMA003 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • SMA006 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 2G and 5G Positions Uphill 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • SMA106 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 6G Position Uphill 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • SMA107 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2” Pipe Uphill 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GTA008 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GTA109 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Stainless & Titanium 1 week 35 clock hours
  • GTA108 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GTA009 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding/Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • GMA011 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GMA016 Gas Metal Arc Welding Advanced 1 week 35 clock hours
  • GMA013 Gas Metal Arc Welding Pipe 1 week 35 clock hours
  • FCA015 Flux Cored Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • WEL530 Weldability of Metals, Ferrous & Nonferrous 1 week 35 clock hours

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Program 2 - Structural Welding

CW
$10,065.00

23 Weeks
805 Clock Hours
80.5 CEU

This sequence of courses is recommended for the student interested in the major welding processes for all position welding skills on plate, safety and technical information. The program includes four AWS-QC7 National Welder Certifications; AWS D1.1 Structural Shielded Metal Arc, AWS D1.1 Structural Flux Cored, AWS D17.1 Gas Tungsten Arc Titanium, and AWS D1.1 Gas Metal Arc (short circuit.) Successful completion of this program gives the student the necessary welding skills required for entry level fabrication work, construction work, job shops and other entry level related jobs.

  • WTB027 Welding Technology & Blueprint Reading 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • WTB028 Advanced Blueprint Reading 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • OAW001 Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • SMA002 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • SMA004 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced – Structural 4 weeks 140 clock hours
  • GTA008 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GTA109 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Stainless & Titanium 1 week 35 clock hours
  • GMA011 Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • GMA016 Gas Metal Arc Welding Advanced 1 week 35 clock hours
  • FCA015 Flux Cored Arc Welding 2 weeks 70 clock hours
  • WEL530 Weldability of Metals, Ferrous & Nonferrous 1 week 35 clock hours

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Skill Training Courses

Welding Technology & Blueprint Reading

WTB027
$830.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

The objective of this course is to develop a practical understanding of welding with regard to welding processes, and auxiliary welding equipment for the welder. Also, to develop a technical understanding of the information contained on engineering drawings and the use of the information to communicate setup and welding instructions from the designer to the welder and fitter.

Welders need to develop a technical understanding of information contained on engineering drawings and the use of nformation to communicate set-up and welding instructions from the designer to the welder and fitter.

Course content:

  • Safety
  • Symbols for welding according to AWS A2.4
  • Terms and definitions • Mathematics for welding
  • Welding defects and discontinuities
  • Engineering drawings, bill of materials, set-up tools
  • Welding processes
  • Fabrication of a weldment from a print

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Advanced Blueprint Reading

WTB028

$900.00

2 WEEKS

70 CLOCK HOURS

7.0 CEU

This course is important to enhance the students’ knowledge and abilities entering the welding industry. Upon completion of this course, the student should have knowledge of the design procedure and interpreting blueprints and shop drawings and applying this information, the use of measuring tools in layout and assembly, have a basic understanding of codes, specifications and standards and also to be aware of the responsibility of a welder in quality control.

 

Course Objective

To develop an understanding of the blueprint design process and interpreting blueprint information for selecting materials, layout, and assembly. To familiarize students with measuring tools, common shop equipment, and interpreting information, symbols, and abbreviations for design blueprints, shop and erection drawings and to create as-built drawings for project level communication.

Course Content

Week 1 presents the blueprint design process, how codes, specifications and standards are used and how to navigating through them as they relate to blueprints. Common material shapes and how to use tables for material dimensions, weight, and orientation in assemblies. Non-destructive testing and their related abbreviations and symbols are presented. General notes, plan views, architectural drawings, elevations, plan section details, plan legends and material schedules will be covered. During week 2, applied math and training on the use various layout tools are presented. The student will practice layout and assembly from blueprints utilizing orthographic views and a bill of materials. Training on the use of weld measuring tools and gauges and their role in quality control will be discussed. Cutting, forming and drilling equipment commonly used in the industry will be covered.

Testing

To pass this course, the student is required to complete assigned classroom work and 8 written tests with scores averaging a passing grade.

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Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting

OAW001
$825.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion, the student should be able to perform the industrial requirements of oxyacetylene welding and flame cutting that are essential for maintenance welding and cutting.

Course objective: To be able to produce quality fillet and groove welds on carbon steel, and to be able to produce quality cuts on carbon steels by hand or by machine. This course develops skills for Oxyacetylene Welder (DOT 811.684014), Oxyacetylene Welder Assembler portion of Combination Welder (DOT 819.384-010), Production Line Welder (DOT 819.684-010), and Thermal Cutter, Hand I (DOT 816.464-010).

Course content: This course provides understanding of oxyacetylene welding and cutting, as well as safety practices. It provides training to develop the manual skill necessary to produce quality 11-gauge fillet welds and open root 3/16″ V-bevel welds (all positions). Skill is developed in the areas of flame cutting mild steel plate. Related information is included on weld quality and applications of fuel gases not used in this course.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student must also pass three visual tests (flat, vertical, and overhead) and guided bend test in two test positions (flat and vertical). A flame-cutting test is also required.

Note: Students enrolling in Program 1 or Program 2 who wish to bypass Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting may do so by successfully completing the following tests: A horizontal lap and inside corner joint using 11 gauge x 2 x 6 material and a vertical up square groove open root using 11 gauge x 3 x 5 material with RG45 3/32 using 6 PSI for oxygen and 6 PSI for acetylene. A cutting test on 3/16 x 5 x 6 plate with one straight cut, one bevel cut, and one hole 1 5/16 diameter with 25 PSI oxygen and 5 PSI acetylene is also required. The vertical open root will be cut and a guided bend test performed in accordance with AWS guidelines. All three tests will be subjected to visual inspection after the tests have been completed, using AWS guidelines. A written test is also required. Testing fee is $150.00.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding

SMA002
$1,510.00

4 WEEKS
140 CLOCK HOURS
14.0 CEU

Upon completion, the student should be able to perform production welding, millwright and general maintenance welding.

Course objective: To be able to produce quality multipass fillet and square groove welds in all positions using E6010, E6011 and E7018 electrodes. This course also develops skills to perform in accordance with Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384014), Production Line Welder (DOT 819.684-010), Tack Welder (DOT 810.684-010) and the arc welding portion of Combination Welder (DOT 819.384-010).

Course content: This course provides the student with 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 3/16 inch to 1/2 inch plate, single and multiple pass, using mild steel, low hydrogen, and iron powder electrodes, with DC welding current.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take 4 written tests. The student also must pass the following four skill tests: visual and break tests on fillet welds in the horizontal and overhead positions (E6010), visual and guided bend tests on square groove welds in the horizontal, vertical up and overhead positions (E6011 and E7018).

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced

SMA003
$1,510.00

4 WEEKS
140 CLOCK HOURS
14.0 CEU

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to perform bridge code welds and other related structural work, as well as preparation for pipe welding.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Shielded Metal Arc Welding course. If the student has not completed the above course, skill must be demonstrated by successfully completing the following tests:

  • Pass a visual and AWS break test on a fillet weld in the horizontal and overhead position (E6010);
  • Pass a visual and AWS guided bend test on a square groove weld in the vertical and horizontal positions (E6011 and E7018)
  • and pass a written test.

Prerequisite Testing charge is $100.00.

Course objective: To produce quality multi-pass groove welds with backing in all positions using E7018 electrodes on 1” mild steel in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. To produce quality, multi-pass open root groove welds in all positions using E6010 and E7018 electrodes on 3/8” mild steel plates. The quality of welds is in accordance with the various recognized welding codes. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides training to develop skills necessary to produce quality multi-pass groove welds with backing on 1” plate in the horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions; and to produce quality open root single V-groove welds on 3/8” mild steel plate in horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Welding related information is also provided on hard surfacing, repair of cast iron and metal identification. In addition, welding related information is included about procedure and welder qualification on destructive and nondestructive testing methods.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take four written tests. The student also must pass visual and guided bend tests on single V-groove welds with backing on 1” mild steel plates in the vertical and overhead positions. Tests are also given on single V-groove welds on 3/8” mild steel plates in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 2G & 5G Positions Uphill

SMA006
$1,605.00

4 WEEKS
140 CLOCK HOURS
14.0 CEU

Upon completion of this course, the student should have developed skills for the pressure vessel and nuclear piping fields.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Advanced courses. If the above courses have not been completed, the following prerequisite tests are required:

The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology and courses. If the above courses have not been completed, the following prerequisite tests are required:

Pass a guided bend test on 3/8″ plate in the horizontal, vertical and overhead positions – and pass a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $100.00

Course objective: To produce high quality single V-groove welds on 6″ diameter schedule 80 carbon steel pipe in all

positions. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of uphill pipe welding and weld quality. This course helps to develop the welding skills necessary to produce quality multipass welds on 6″ diameter schedule 80 mild steel pipe in the 2G and 5G positions, using E6010 and E7018 electrodes.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take three written tests. The student also must pass visual and guided bend tests on welds produced in the 2G and 5G positions.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 6G Position Uphill

SMA106
$900.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of this course, the student should have developed skills for the pressure vessel and nuclear piping fields.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe Uphill course. If the above course has not been completed, the following prerequisite tests are required: Pass a single V-groove pipe weld visual and guided bend test in the 2G and 5G positions using E6010 and E7018 electrodes – and pass a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $50.00.

Course objective: To produce quality single V-groove welds on 6″ diameter schedule 80 carbon steel pipe in the 6G position. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing according to ASME requirements. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of pipe welding, weld quality, uphill pipe procedures and preheating and interpass heat treatments. This course helps to develop welding skills to produce quality multipass welds on 6″ diameter schedule 80 mild steel pipe in the 6G position, using E6010 and E7018 electrodes.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass a visual and guided bend test on a weld produced in the 6G position.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2" Pipe 6G Position Uphill

SMA107
$900.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of this course, the student should have developed skills for the pressure vessel and nuclear piping fields.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 6G Position Uphill course. If the above course has not been completed, the following prerequisite tests are required: Pass a visual and guided bend test on a weld produced in the 6G position using E6010 and E7018 elecrodes — and pass a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $25.00.

Course objective: To produce quality single V-groove welds on 2-inch diameter schedule 80 and XX heavy wall carbon steel pipe in the 6G position. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of pipe welding, weld quality, uphill pipe procedures and preheating and interpass heat treatments. This course helps to develop welding skills to produce quality multipass welds on 2-inch diameter schedule 80 and XX heavy wall mild steel pipe in the 6G position, using E6010 and E7018 electrodes.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass a visual and guided bend test on a weld produced in the 6G position on both schedule 80 and XX heavy wall, 2-inch pipe.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe Downhill

SMA007
$1,025.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should have developed downhill pipe welding techniques for techniques for the service transmission piping fields.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced courses. Students in the 34-week Combination Structural & Pipe Welding Program must successfully complete Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe courses including 2, 5, and 6G prior to taking downhill. Any other student must pass the Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe courses or must pass the downhill prerequisite testing. If the above courses have not been completed, the following prerequisite test is required: Pass a 3/8-inch (9.5) plate open root guided bend test in the vertical down and 45º position – and pass a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $50.00.

Course objective: To produce quality open root groove welds on 6-inch schedule 80 carbon steel pipe in the 5G and 6G positions using E7010 electrodes. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough understanding of downhill pipe welding procedures and weld quality. It provides training to develop the skills necessary to produce quality welds on open root carbon steel pipe in the 5G and 6G positions, using E7010 electrodes.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass a visual test on 6inch diameter schedule 80 pipe in the 5G position, and must pass a visual guided bend and nick break test in the 6G position.

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Pipe Layout For Fitters & Welders

PLF026
$1,025.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should have the ability to fit and weld the piping, making the student much more competitive in the job market.

Course objective: To provide fundamentals for layout and fabrication of typical pipe connections and to use mathematics, basic equations and charts for properly fabricating these connections.

Course content: This course provides the student with a basic understanding of the types of joints – with hands-on layout and fit-up of branch connections, laterals, circumferential sleeves and bull plugs.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to pass ten written tests. The student must also pass a 45º lateral as well as a 90º branch connection test.

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Flux Cored Arc Welding

FCA015
$830.00

2 Weeks
70 Clock Hours
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform structural welding related to buildings and bridges and production work related to heavy equipment manufacturing.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Metal Arc Welding course.If this course has not been completed, the following prerequisite test is required: Pass a 3/8-inch plate open root guided bend test in the horizontal, vertical down, and overhead positions, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $150.00.

Course objective: This course enables the student to produce quality fillet and groove welds on carbon steel using small diameter electrode wires, large diameter gas shielded and self-shielded electrode wires as well as metal cored wires. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course is designed to provide training to develop welding skills on carbon steels using small and large diameter flux-cored electrodes (with and without shielding gas) in all positions on fillet and groove welds.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass the four following visual and guided bend tests: Horizontal, vertical, and overhead groove welds using small diameter wire and a flat groove weld using large diameter wire; without shielding gas.

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

GTA008
$830.00

2 Weeks
70 Clock Hours
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform production and maintenance welding on mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum used in the aircraft and missile industry.

Course objective: To be able to produce quality fillet and square groove welds on thin carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions, using the gas tungsten arc welding process. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014), Production Line Welder (DOT 819.684-010), Tack Welder (DOT 810.684010) and the Arc Welding portion of Combination Welder (DOT 819.384-010).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of gas tungsten arc welding, arc characteristics and welding safety. It provides training to develop the skill necessary to make quality gas tungsten arc welds on 16 and 11 gauge mild steel, .060-inch and .062-inch gauge stainless steel and .125-inch aluminum, using both direct and alternating current. In addition, material is presented on the weld characteristics of carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Information on pulsed current is included to prepare the student for more detailed applications of pulsed current used in gas tungsten arc welding pipe.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass a visual guided bend test in the flat position on mild steel, and visual tests on stainless steel and aluminum.

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Stainless & Titanium

GTA109
$700.00

1 Week
35 Hours
3.5 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should have the ability to weld on thin stainless steel and titanium for use in aircraft, missiles, medical areas, and many other applications.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Tungsten Arc Welding course. If the student has not completed the above course, skill must be demonstrated by successfully completing the following tests. Pass a visual test of a T-joint on .060-inch stainless steel in the flat position and pass a visual and guided bend test of a square groove weld on 11 gauge carbon steel plate in the flat position using the gas tungsten arc welding process, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $50.00.

Course objective: To familiarize the student with the manipulative technique and the characteristics of stainless steel and titanium welding. To be able to produce quality welds on thin gauge materials.

Course content: This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of gas tungsten arc welding on thin gauge stainless steel and titanium. The student will learn to develop the skill necessary to produce quality welds on .040-inch to .062-inch stainless steel and titanium in the flat and horizontal positions. In addition, information will be presented on the weld characteristics of titanium and stainless steel.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to pass a written test. The student is also required to pass a visual lap joint and tee joint test on .045-inch titanium, a visual butt joint test on .062-inch titanium, flat position, and a radiograph (X-ray) butt joint test on .062-inch titanium, flat position.

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Pipe - 2" diam. sched. 80

GTA108
$900.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
14.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should have developed skills for process, pressure and nuclear piping work – as well as for the welding of cryogenic vessels.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully completed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Tungsten Arc Welding course. If the student has not completed the above course, skill must be demonstrated by successfully completing the following test: Pass a visual test of a T-joint on .060-inch stainless steel in the flat position and pass a visual and guided bend test of a square groove weld on 11 gauge carbon steel plate in the flat position using the gas tungsten arc welding process, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $50.00.

Course objective: To be able to produce quality single V-groove welds on 2-inch diameter schedule 80 steel pipe in all positions. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing according. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: To be able to produce quality single V-groove welds on 2-inch diameter schedule 80 steel pipe in all positions. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing according. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of gas tungsten arc welding preparation for welding pipe. It develops the skills necessary to produce quality groove welds on 2-inch schedule 80 steel pipe in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take one written test. The student also must pass visual and guided bend tests on welds produced in the 2G and 5G positions.

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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding / Shielded Metal Arc Welding - Pipe

GTA009
$1,605.00

4 WEEKS
140 CLOCK HOURS
14.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should have developed uphill pipe welding techniques and skills for the pressure vessel and nuclear piping fields. This process is also used for all utility work, nuclear and navy vessels.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Tungsten Arc Welding course and Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe (Uphill) course. If the student has not completed the above courses, skill must be demonstrated by successfully completing the following tests: Pass a visual and guided bend test of a square groove weld on 11 gauge carbon steel plate in the flat position, using the gas tungsten arc welding process; and pass a visual inspection on 6-inch schedule 80 mild steel pipe welded in the 2G and 5G position with backing rings, using the shielded metal arc welding process and E7018 low hydrogen electrodes, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $150.00.

Course objective: To produce quality single V-groove welds on 6-inch diameter schedule 80 carbon steel pipe in all welding positions using the gas tungsten arc welding process and shielded metal arc welding process. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of joint designs, programmable gas tungsten arc welding equipment and methods of welding carbon steel and stainless steel pipe. It provides training to develop welding skills to make welds on carbon steel open root, 6-inch diameter schedule 80 steel pipe in the 2G, 5G, and 6G positions. It also uses the gas tungsten arc welding process with stainless steel filler material to deposit the root and second pass – and the shielded metal arc process to complete the weld.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass visual and guided bend test on welds produced on 6-inch schedule 80 steel pipe in the 2G, 5G and 6G positions.

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Gas Metal Arc Welding

GMA011
$830.00

2 WEEKS
70 CLOCK HOURS
7.0 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform production and maintenance welding on mild steel including high volume fabrication, automotive assembly and repair.

Course objective: To produce quality multiple pass fillet welds and groove welds on carbon steel plate in all positions, using short circuiting transfer. Quality is determined through visual inspection and mechanical testing. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014), Production Line Welder (DOT 819.684-010), Tack Welder (DOT 810.684-010), and the arc welding portion of Combination Welder (DOT 819.384-010).

Course content: This course is designed to provide the student with a thorough technical understanding of welding safety, gas metal arc welding, equipment adjustments, metal transfer and shielding gases. It also provides training to develop the skill necessary to make quality gas metal arc welds in all positions on mild steel from 3/16-inch sheet to 3/8inch plate, single and multiple pass, using short circuit transfer. This course also illustrates problems associated with welding situations and provides corrective information.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass visual and guided bend tests in the horizontal, vertical down, and overhead positions.

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Gas Metal Arc Welding - Advanced

GMA016
$650.00

1 WEEK
35 CLOCK HOURS
3.5 CEU

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to perform structural welding related to buildings and bridges – and production welding on light, medium and heavy assemblies.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Metal Arc Welding course. If this course has not been completed, the following prerequisite test is required: Pass a 3/8-inch plate open root guided bend test in the horizontal, vertical down, and overhead positions, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $150.00.

Course objective: To develop the ability to produce quality fillet and groove welds on carbon steel and aluminum using pulse or spray transfer. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides training on pulse transfer other than the short-circuiting, which is covered in the Gas Metal Arc Welding course. The pulse transfer provides for high deposition rate for all position welding. This course also includes gas metal arc welding of aluminum.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take one written test. The student also must pass one visual guided side bend test and two visual cut and etch tests on aluminum (vertical up and overhead). Pulse transfer will be used.

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Gas Metal Arc Welding - Pipe

GMA013
$650.00

1 WEEK
35 CLOCK HOURS
3.5 CEU

Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to perform service and transmission pipeline related work.

Prerequisites: The student must have successfully passed the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology Gas Metal Arc Welding course. If this course has not been completed, the following prerequisite test is required: Pass a 3/8-inch plate open root guided bend test in the horizontal, vertical down, and overhead positions, and a written test. Prerequisite testing charge is $150.00.

Course objective: To produce quality single V-groove welds on 6-inch schedule 80 carbon steel pipe in the 2G and 5G fixed positions, using short-circuiting metal transfer. This course also develops skills for Welder, Arc (DOT 810.384-014).

Course content: This course provides the student with a thorough technical understanding of gas metal arc welding, preparation for welding pipe and pipe welding defects. It provides training to develop the skills necessary to produce quality groove welds on 6-inch diameter schedule 80 steel pipe in the 2G and 5G positions.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests. The student also must pass two practical tests on pipe welded in the 2G and 5G positions. The tests include visual examination and guided bend tests.

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Weldability of Metals: Ferrous & Nonferrous

WEL530
$650.00

1 WEEK
35 CLOCK HOURS
3.5 CEU

Course objective: This course will provide the non-metallurgist with basic knowledge of various metals and their weldability. Anyone involved with welding will benefit from the better understanding of welding the different metals.

Course content: This course is designed to provide training on metal proprieties, basic metallurgy, classification of ferrous metals, heat treatments, hard surfacing, and metals identification; along with weldability of stainless steels, tool steels, cast iron, nickel alloys, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys and titanium alloys.

Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests.

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