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Certified Pipe Welding Information (FF)

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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

52 Sessions
Weekly - Sat, Sun

VA School of Metal

Steve Brownell 

CEUs : 11.2



Please read:  Classes are offered on weekends, based on availability. I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: "" WCG Release Form. The FastForward (WCG) Discount is pending availability of funds. Registrations will begin after 7/1/2018. 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 Please contact PVCC Workforce Services (434) 961-5354 to register for this class.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
7/6/2019 - 12/29/2019 Weekly -Sun, Sat 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Troy, VA School of Metal  Map Steve Brownell  Lecture