Welding plays an integral role in keeping people safe and advancing our quality of life.  With experts predicting a worldwide shortage of capable welders in the next few years this means the opportunities are endless. Grow your current skillset through this 30-hour training that focuses on Stick (SMAW).

This course serves as an intermediate course to the SMAW process. Students will expand their knowledge of the theory and techniques previously learned in SMAW level 1. Students will weld the complex joints found in the welding industry in various positions on carbon steel. Students will dive deeper into the complexity of weld joints on pipe and plate.

Walk Away With

  • Training that will include 20+ hours of a hands-on demonstration of proper welding processes
  • Training that will prepare you for your welding qualification exam through the American Welding Society (optional)
  • Certification of completion provided by CSI Workforce Development & Training

Welding, Soldering, and Brazers

Average Wages: $38,024

Projected Growth Over 10 Years: 4.2%

Demand Level: Very High

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for any individuals who have always wanted to learn to weld, are looking to learn a different type of weld or are looking to increase their skills and abilities for workforce purposes.

What Will I Learn?

  • Weld plate in the 3F, 1G, and 2G positions using E7018 electrode
  • Welding theory for a deeper understanding of the welding process and troubleshooting

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Instructor Bio

Eric Auclaire