An introductory course in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW/stick-welding) has been scheduled for the spring 2020 semester through the Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Workforce Solutions and Community Education division, on the DSLCC main campus in Clifton Forge.
The class will meet on Thursdays from 8:00 am to 12:50 pm in Warren Hall, beginning January 9. DSLCC Welding Program Head Mike Bryant is the instructor.
Students will cover topics in welding electricity, types of power sources, welding polarities, and electrodes for use in joining various metal alloys by the SMAW process. Instruction includes cladding, butt, and fillet welds in all positions to test for the AWS SMAW 3G qualification.
The course also includes OSHA-10 training, all instructional materials, and AWS qualification testing. All participants are required to attend safety training.
For information about financial assistance, or to register, contact FastForward Career Coach Brooke Shehan at (540) 863-2848 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information or to enroll for any of DSLCC’s workforce or community education courses, visit the web site at www.dslcc.edu/workforce.