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SMAW: Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick Welding)

    This course provides entry level welder training in SMAW.  Instruction covers the following areas: safety procedures, welding and electrical theory, basic equipment repair and diagnostics, methods and techniques in SMAW on structural steel applications.  The course is designed to prepare welders to pass American Welding Society qualification tests.  Welding certifications may be earned concurrent to the course depending on the student’s ability.

    The SMAW course is typically held each fall semester.  Visit the GUHSD Adult Education website for more information.

How To: Articles, videos and presentations on welding and fabrication techniques
Certification procedures
Test dates 2015-2016
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