Shielded Metal Arc Certification (VTE714) | Allegany College of Maryland

This 40-hour course will provide training for experienced and trained welders in preparing for certification testing in the shielded metal arc welding process. Test certification will be performed on 3/8 inch steel plate. You will prepare to test in two positions: vertical up and overhead passes. You will also practice welding on test plates to prepare for the final testing. All certification testing will be performed by a Certified Welding Inspector under American Welding Society (AWS) welding specifications and procedures.

2/3-3/4, Monday and Wednesday (10 Sessions)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Western Maryland Works

Instructor: Gary Taylor

Course Cost: $499.00

Certification Testing Fees: $400.00

(Fee includes vertical and overhead tests, certification papers and ID card.)

Maryland Senior Course Cost: $489.00 (plus testing fees)

$500 Scholarships available to Allegany County residents! (3 or more years residency)

*The cost of this course is covered 100% by scholarships or grants for eligible students

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