bg ADMISSIONS

Welding

Workforce training

SMAW Welding is offered at four progressing levels as students work at their own individual pace.  Training is available on the Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses, as well as West Point labs. Individuals must provide their own personal safety equipment: Welding Shield, Leather Gloves, Safety Glasses, Welding Sleeves and shop-appropriate work boots. 

 

To browse and sign up for classes online, please visit SignUp!

Courses -

Shielded Metal Arc Welding Basic 

The Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Basic course is designed for the new welder. This course covers welding safety, equipment, filler metal and basic fillet welds on T-Joints welded in the four welding positions. All welds are made on plain carbon steel. Weld quality per current AWS code is used in the visual inspection of these welds.


Shielded Metal Arc Welding Intermediate 

The Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Intermediate course is designed for the welder who has successfully completed SMAW Basic. This course covers welding safety, equipment, filler metal and basic groove welds on V-Groove Joints with backing welded in the four welding positions. All welds are made on plain carbon steel.
Weld quality per current AWS code is used in the visual inspection of these welds.
Also, in conjunction to visual inspection of welds the groove welds will be tested (Bent) in accordance to AWS guided bend test requirements


Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced 

The Shielding Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) Advanced course is designed for the welder who has successfully completed SMAW Intermediate. This course covers welding safety, equipment, filler metal and basic groove welds on V-Groove Joints with-out backing (Open Root) welded in the four welding positions. All welds are made on plain carbon steel.
Weld quality per current AWS code is used in the visual inspection of these welds.
Also, in conjunction to visual inspection of welds the groove welds will be tested (Bent) in accordance to AWS guided bend test requirements.


Shielded Metal Arc Welding Pipe 
Individuals are introduced to pipe welding in multiple positions.  Individuals begin welding and work towards the completion of a Beveled pipe open root weld in the 6G position.  A destructive bend test is used to verify weld integrity.
 
Pipefitting

Prerequisite: Completion of Advanced SMAW or work equivalent. Individuals will enhance skills and abilities in the pipefitting skills disciplines to facilitate retention of jobs, new job opportunities and/or advancement. Individuals will fit pipe in sizes from 3/4" to 6", with various joint configurations and equipment, threading, tact welding, grinding saddles, and pipe alignment. 

 

Gas Metal & Flux-Core ARC Welding

The Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW/FCAW) course is designed for the welder who wants instruction in these welding processes. This course covers welding safety, equipment, filler metal, shielding gas and basic groove and fillet welds welded in the four welding positions. All welds are made on plain carbon steel. Weld quality per current AWS code is used in the visual inspection of these welds. Also, in conjunction to visual inspection of welds the groove welds will be tested (Bent) in accordance to AWS guided bend test requirements.

 

 Gas Metal ARC Welding - Plum Creek

The Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) course is designed with Plum Creek employee opportunity as the goal. This course covers GMAW welding safety, equipment, filler metal and basic fillet and groove welds on this material welded in the four welding positions. All welds are made on plain carbon steel. Weld quality per current AWS code is used in the visual inspection of these welds. Also covered in class is basic measurements, blueprint reading and OFC cutting. 

Questions about East Mississippi Community CollegeFOR MORE
INFORMATION
CONTACT: 

Communiversity Front Desk

662.243.1803 | email: workforce@eastms.edu

 

PLAN YOUR NEXT STEP

East Mississippi Community College
Opportunity Happens Here

 
  • On-Site Classes
    Summer 2022 Intensive II Semester
    Register by July 1st
    First day of classes July 6th
  • Online Classes