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Certified Pipe Welding Information

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Certification training consists of 112 hours and includes classroom lecture, practice and final test. Prerequisite: Two to three years experience in stick welding and have a 3G (vertical up) certification and or able to pass a 3G (vertical up) certification before taking the course. Upon successful completion of the course and passing the test, student will be A.W.S. QC7-93 certified for pipe welding.

Primary emphasis will be on stick welding, properly known as Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW). Classes must be taken in order. Topics include the basics of pipe welding using 6010 and 7018 electrodes, welding full penetration groove welds in the 2G (vertical), 5G (horizontal fixed) and 6G (inclined) positions, and prepping and fitting techniques. Testing will take place in the 6G (inclined) position. Classes held at the VA School of Metal, 102-A Industrial Drive, Troy, VA 22974.

Class Details

51 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun

VA School of Metal

Steve Brownell 

CEUs : 11.2



Please read:  Week 1 will be 1-G Rolled flat Position Week 2 will be 2-G Horizontal in a fixed position 45 degrees Week 3 and 4 will be 2-G Horizontal and 5G Vertical in a fixed position 45 degrees Week 5 and 6 will be 5-G and 6-G in a fixed position 45 degrees Week 6 and 7 will be 6-G pipe in a fixed position 45 degrees This class is being offered at the VA School of Metal on the following weekends: 1/6, 1/20, 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 3/14, 3/28, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12, 5/26, 6/2, 6/16, 6/30 for Spring 2018 Please contact PVCC Workforce Services (434) 961-5354 to register for this class.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/6/2018 - 6/30/2018 Weekly -Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Troy, VA School of Metal  Map Steve Brownell