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In our welding lab, safety is our number one priority! In preparing for your welding course, you must provide leather welding gloves, protective eyewear, and a welding helmet. Welding jackets should also be worn throughout the course, which are provided. Please also wear appropriate clothing to class every night to ensure your safety. Proper clothing includes long pants or jeans with no holes or frays, a long sleeve shirt, and work boots- please, no tennis shoes.

Shielded Metal Arc Welding (VTE711)

This 80 hour course will provide participants with a thorough, technical understanding of shielded metal arc welding, welding safety, power sources (AC and DC), electrode classifications, and electrode selection (E6010 & 7018). It also provides training to develop the skills necessary to make quality shielded metal arc welds in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical up, and overhead) on mild 3/8 inch steel. Single and multiple passes using mild steel, low hydrogen, and iron powder electrodes will be covered. Upon successful completion, the student should be able to perform production welding, millwright work, and general maintenance welding. To certify, trainees must complete an additional 40-hour welding course in preparation for the following skills tests: fillet and groove welds done in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions (visual inspection and AWS guided bend tests performed by an independent CWI).

9/11-11/15, Monday (20 Sessions)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
ACM: Welding Lab
Instructor: Gary Taylor

Course Cost: $899.00

Maryland Senior Course Cost: $889.00

Limited $700 Scholarships available to Allegany County residents! (3 or more years residency)

The Wilson Supply/Veryl Morgan Scholarship memorial award honors Veryl Morgan's dedication and long-termservice to Wilson Supply.The Scholarship is awarded to Allegany County continuing education students in the fall and spring semesters.