Courses of Study


Architecture and Construction, Grade 9 - 12, Applied Welding III Groove Welds and Inspection, 2009

1.) Demonstrate safety procedures used for the SMAW process.

2.) Describe groove welds with and without backing.

3.) Perform tasks needed to prepare carbon steel material for groove welds.

4.) Demonstrate correct techniques for groove welding a butt joint with the backing plate in the 1-G flat position and in the 2-G horizontal position.

5.) Demonstrate correct techniques for groove welding an open root butt joint in the 1-G flat position and in the 2-G horizontal position.

6.) Prepare the weld coupon for performance testing in 1-G and 2-G positions with and without the backing plate.

7.) Interpret applicable codes and standards of welding credential issuing agencies.

Example: American Welding Society (AWS).