Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Students will learn theory and principles of operation of the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Hands-on, individualized instruction is emphasized.This course will train students to become proficient in welding all positions with the E6010 and the E7018 electrodes. Students will be prepared to take industry welding tests per AWS D1.1 Structural Steel for SMAW Welder Qualification.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  2. AWSD1.1 3G Structural Certificate – SMAW

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults only.

  Registration Availability: This program runs on an Open Entry/Open Exit schedule. Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Students usually start the following Monday. Call 801-753-6282 for seat availability. OE/OE Registration and Start dates can be found on the MTECH Calendar.

  Program Length: 210 Hours. This works out to be approximately 70 calendar days not including weekends and holidays.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: Orem Campus Rm 108

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.

  Veteranl Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Veterans Assistance.   +Learn More

Prerequisites

  MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

Schedule

Open Entry/Open Exit. Start any 1st or 3rd Monday, per available openings

Daily:
Monday – Friday 7:30 am- 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Mon, Wed, Friday: 7:30 am – 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm
Tuesday, Thursday: 7:30 am – 10:30 am OR 11:30 am – 2:30 pm OR 2:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Evening Schedule:
Monday – Thursday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm OR
Monday, Wednesday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm OR
Tuesday, Thursday: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

*Summer Schedule: no class held on Friday

Tuition and Fees

ItemCostNotes
Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$300.00 Includes facilities fee
AWS Online Access Fee$75.00 
Tuition$420.00 
total:$835.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

ItemCostNotes
Student Binder$20.00 
Welding Equipment$240.00 
Welding Helmet$70.00 
Protective Clothing$70.00 
Exam Materials$20.00 
Steel Toed Boots$30.00 
3/8" Plate Coupons$10.00 ea. Optional
1" Plate Coupons$20.00 ea. Optional
total:$480.00 

 

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