S.M.A.W. – CWB / TSSA Preparatory Course
This program is designed for skilled trades persons, technicians, apprentices and others in the industry who have completed Level 1 or 2, or have on the job welding experience or previous welding tickets. This course will teach trainees the proper techniques and theory based knowledge of essential variables in regards to welding certification including Joint Design, Thickness Range, Positions Qualified, Base Metals, Electrode Qualified, etc.
At the conclusion of this course trainees will demonstrate new and or improved skills using the S.M.A.W. (Stick) process , preparing them for CWB, TSSA, or AWS Certification.
Health and Safety for arc welding.
CSA W47.1 (CWB), ASME IX (TSSA), or AWS code explanation of essential variable for welder testing such as thickness range – electrodes and welding processes covered.
SMAW (Stick) Practical
- Welding techniques on various joints and out of position welding. Flat, Horizontal, Vertical, Overhead.
- Interpass cleaning techniques.
- Bead sequence for testing.
- How to avoid welding faults
A theory and practical welding test is given, in which 70% is required to pass. Weldtech certificate awarded to successful trainees.
Five days (8:00 AM – 3:30 PM) 37.5hrs.
This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.