Welding - SMAW Workforce Training Certificate

Program website

Program Manager: Nick Morgan
Email: nmorgan@frederick.edu
Phone: 240.629.7902

Program Description

This series of courses provides students with a broad range of knowledge and skills needed for welding and cutting metal, with a focus on Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Topics include basic metallurgy, electrode selection, welding symbols and blueprint reading, and setting equipment parameters. Students will have the opportunity to earn a 2G and 3G Structural Steel qualification.

Program Requirements

Required Course/s
Introduction to Welding
Welding Symbols and Blueprint Reading
Advanced Welding: SMAW
Introduction to College Reading and Writing
Reading and Writing in the Academic Disciplines
English for Academic Purposes