Welder III – GTAW Pipe Welding

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(Welder III – GTAW Pipe Welder Course)

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This course teaches GTAW carbon steel plate and pipe welding. Students learn the following skills:


1) 1) Use and care of a TIG torch.
2) Proper tungsten prep.
3) How prep carbon steel base metal in preparation for GTAW welding.
4) Fillet weld techniques using the GTAW process.
5) Proper preparation and fit-up techniques for welding with the GTAW process.
6) How to GTAW weld carbon steel pipe in all positions.
7) GTAW weld repair techniques and common industry practices.
8) GTAW pipe rack welding techniques.
9) Weld defects and repair procedures in accordance with applicable piping codes.

This course teaches Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) on pipe. Students are provided all the GTAW welding tools needed (including TIG torch) to complete the course. Students learn how to weld pipe with SMAW on all sizes of pipe, from 8” to 2” in the booth and in the pipe rack simulator. Upon completion, students are certified to AWS specifications in accordance with ASME section IX and receive a course completion certificate.

Course Length: 7 weeks, 300 hrs

Pre-requisite course: Welder II, or pass the pre-test.

Pre-test: 2” XXH 6G Weld Test SMAW 6010/7018

The prices are listed in the handbook.


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