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Hodde Center · Workforce Education · Welding Fundamentals - WLDG

Advanced Pipe Welding

  • Fall 2021
  • Section 002 CRN-21841
  • 4 Credits
  • 08/30/2021 to 12/16/2021
  • Modified 08/09/2021

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Contact Information


3 lecture hours and 3 lab hours per week; 96 total contact hours.  Credit: 4 semester hours.

Advanced topics involving welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process.  Topics include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices.  Emphasis on weld positions 5G and 6G using various electrodes.


Prerequisites: WLDG 1430 and WLDG 2447

Core Curriculum Statement

This course is not a core curriculum course.


Describe equipment and required pipe preparation and perform 5G and 6G welds using various electrodes.


National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Welding Level III, 5th Edition

Course Requirements


Written Assessments

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