Training Information: CED-0886 - Shield Metal Arc - SMAW Advanced

This training will take the student into the advanced positions of vertical up and overhead welding of full penetration welds with backing and with open root. Stacking of welds in groove welds will be stressed as well as weaving of Full Penetration welds. This training will serve as an introduction to fabrication classes and to pipe welding.

Students will be able to:
  • Full penetration welds to code;
  • Proper technique and power requirements by using several different size electrodes;
  • Techniques for open root and root pass with backing;
  • Techniques for structural and bridge codes
Certification for this training will be all positions, all thickness groove welds, or limited positions, all thickness groove welds. Students will have the choice of certification test for either 3/8" or 1" plate for structural cert.

Jobs available for this type of training: structural steel fabrication; structural steel erection; bridge building; manufacturing; automotive; shipbuilding; fabrication; plant maintenance, and equipment repair.

Course Resources
Please contact Molly Willard, Ag Project Manager for additional information and/or questions

 Session Information: T21FY-CED-0886-TCE1 (7 seats (70%) remaining)

Schedule: Every weekday, starting on 06/14/21 and ending on 06/25/21
Times: 04:30pm - 08:30pm


Name Additional Resources
Tom Owen
Molly Willard
Darcy Brouillette

Facility Detail

VTC Advanced Welding Institute
AWI - Welding Lab
2 Green Tree Drive #03
South Burlington, VT 05403