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* Earn your HSED and 6 credits toward a Welding technical diploma at Southwest Tech!

EQUIPMENT SAFETY

31-442-310 • 1 Credit

In this hands-on course students will set up machine guards; identify personal protective equipment; and demonstrate welding, fork truck, and oxy-fuel safety.

SMAW – EQUIPMENT

31-442-320 • 1 Credit

In this hands-on course students will identify SMAW equipment components as well as inspect those components for safety. The student will also set up SMAW equipment for welding plain carbon steel and 3XX stainless steel.

SMAW

31-442-336 • 2 Credits

In this hands-on course students will make fillet and groove welds in all positions on plain carbon steel and 3XX stainless steel using SMAW process as well as perform SMAW weldments that pass visual inspection and in accordance with AWS specifications.

GTAW – CARBON STEEL

31-442-324 • 1 Credit

In this hands-on course the learner will learn how to make fillet and groove welds in all positions on plain carbon steel using the GTAW process as well as perform GTAW weldments that pass visual inspection

GMAW – CARBON STEEL (S PROCESS)

31-442-328 • 1 Credit

In this hands-on course student will learn to make fillet and groove welds in all positions on plain carbon steel using the GMAW-S process in accordance with AWS Specifications.

HSED Coursework

Courses include Reasoning through Language Arts, Mathematical Reasoning, Social Studies, Science, Health, Civics, and Employability Skills.