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UPHILL SMAW PIPE WELDING (STICK) SKILLS – 5 weeks/200 hours

Skills Course
Course Length:
5 weeks (200 clock hours)

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Course Description:  The welding discipline covered in this course instructs students in welding safety of the SMAW process, proper techniques, and electrode selection for welding pipe to meet ASME uphill welding code.  Students will be welding with E6010 and E7018 electrodes.

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be:

  • Diversified in the SMAW Pipe welding process on mild steel
  • Equipped with the skills to perform pipe weld qualification in SMAW processes to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) current standards
  • Able to understand pipe layouts and the applications associated with them

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.

Skills Course
Course Length:
5 weeks (200 clock hours)
Fargo & Bismarck
Tuition: $6,491.00
Shop Lab Fee: $1,173.00
Course Materials: $286.00
Safety Gear Package: $625.00
Total Cost: $8,575.00 ($7,950.00 without Safety Gear Package)
Ramsey
Tuition: $6,818.00
Shop Lab Fee: $1,231.00
Course Materials: $301.00
Safety Gear Package: $655.00
Total Cost: $9,005.00 ($8,350.00 without Safety Gear Package)