Course materials/textbooks: $160.00
Safety gear package: $475.00
Course Description: The welding discipline covered in this course instructs students in welding safety of the SMAW – stick process, proper techniques and electrode selection for welding pipe to meet the API – 1104 (vertical down) welding code. Students will be welding with E6010 and E7010 electrodes. This course includes welding symbol instruction and pipe layout for pipe fitters and welders. Completion of this course prepares the student with the skills for taking the 6G weld test to API – 1104 standards.
Upon successful completion of the course the student should be:
- Diversified in the SMAW Downhill Pipe welding process on mild steel
- Equipped with the skills for the 6G weld test to API-1104 standards
- Able to read pipe layouts and understand the different welding symbols
Prerequisites: Potential students must have 3G or 4G certification with E6010 and E7018 electrodes or will be required to weld sample tests before being permitted to start the course.