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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Marine Education Center for Maritime Training - Marine Education

The overall mission of the MMA Marine Educational program is to serve commercial and recreational fisherman, the boating and aquaculture industry, and members of the community through educational and professional courses, workshops, seminars and demonstrations.

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Course Descriptions:

Introduction to Welding I

An exciting two-day class designed for first time welders, or those who wish to reinforce basic skills.  Subjects covered will include: oxy-acetylene welding, brazing and cutting, and shielded metal arc welding (stick).  S.M.A.W. instruction will feature welding of mild steel plate, in a variety of positions, using the E6010 Electrode.  Class will also cover gases, pressures, machine set up, visual inspection techniques, and electrode selection.  Emphasis will be upon safe welding procedures and practices.  All welding equipment will be supplied.  Students should wear cotton clothing, work boots, and bring a welding or baseball cap.

(2 days) Limited to 8 participants.

Introduction to Welding II
Prerequisite:  Introduction to Welding I or prior experience.
A two-day continuation of techniques acquired from the Welding I course.  Students will practice all position welding of mild steel plate using the Low Hydrogen Electrode E7018.  The gas metal arc welding process (MIG) will also be covered with gas and wire selection explained as well as proper machine set up.  In addition, class will include an introduction to the gas tungsten arc welding process (TIG).  Participants will have the opportunity to apply the GTAW process to the joining of light aluminum plate.  All welding equipment will be supplied.  Students should wear cotton clothing, work boots, and bring a welding or baseball cap.
(2 days) Limited to 8 participants.

Structural All Position Plate Certification Prep. Lab
This course is designed specifically for American Welding Society Structural Welding Certification preparation, for those individuals seeking job opportunities requiring proof of skills upon interview.  Welding skills in “out of position” shielded metal arc using the E7018 Low Hydrogen Welding Electrode will be sharpened.  Certification spec. coupons will be welded together in both vertical and overhead weld positions.  After completion students will cut samples from their plates and perform a “bend test”.  Plates that fall short of this criteria will fail in the form of a visual fracture within the specimen.  Individuals will have many opportunities to improve their skills.  Those exhibiting the ability to weld to AWS D1.1 specifications will receive stamped verification by our Certified Welding Inspector as to their competence.  All welding equipment will be supplied.  Students should wear cotton clothing, work boots, and bring a welding, or baseball cap.  Four days, two weekends.  
(Four days, two weekends) Limited to 8 participants.

last updated 1-13-14 by cmtadmin@maritime.edu