Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Shielded Metal Arc Welding is one of four major welding processes in which Illinois Valley Community College offers education and certification. Learn more about the different types of welding processes here.

Courses offered through Illinois Valley Community College for training in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding process include:

WLD 1200 – Flat Position Arc Welding

WLD 1201 – Horizontal Position Arc Welding

WLD 1202 – Vertical-up Position Arc Welding

WLD 1203 – Vertical  Down Position Arc Welding

WLD 1204 – Overhead Position Arc Welding

WLD 2203 – Pipe 2G Position Arc Welding

WLD 2213 – Pipe 5G Position Arc Welding

WLD 2223 – Pipe 6G Position Arc Welding

WLD 2233 – Pipe 6G TIG Root Position Arc Welding