SMAW & TIG Pipe Welder Course – Western Welding Academy

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(SMAW & TIG Pipe Welder Course)

SMAW & TIG Pipe Welder Course

This pipe welder course is tailored to people interested in a pipe welding career. This is our main program that is intended to shape and build the next generation pipe welder.

Work ethic, jobsite safety, communication skills and financial management training is included to build top notch, solid employees. This course teaches joint configuration, joint preparation, reading of welding symbols, blue print reading, base metal preheating, weld repair, electrode care and management, and how to read a welding procedure (WPS). Students will be AWS 6G certified at the end of the course providing they pass the required welding tests.


Students learn SMAW welding and TIG welding on carbon steel, stainless steel, and other exotic material from 2” to 20” pipe in all positions.

Our pipe welder course teaches confined space welding, welding from heights, and dual operator style welding. Weekly schedule is five 10-hour days. 1000 hours total.


Cost $15,000.00


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Are you interested in a pipe welding career? We offer several pipe fitter / pipe welding courses to help you get started.