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Tri-County Technical College

Industrial Welding Certificate

Welding is ranked as one of the top ten fastest growing career fields in South Carolina by the US Department of Labor. The Industrial Welding Certificate is one of several options we offer in our Welding program.

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Multiprocess Welding Certificate

This program focuses on SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW welding for application in the industry. Training includes fillet welds and groove welds on plate, groove welds on pipe in all positions, and MIG welding and TIG welding.  Students will undergo multiple welding qualification tests and have the opportunity to gain an AWS certification to AWS D1.1, the structural steel welding code, as well as two ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel, one on SMAW welded pipe and the other on GTAW welded pipe.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) - Pipe

This program focuses on shielded metal arc welding of steel for application in the structural steel and pipeline industry.  Training includes fillet and groove welds on plate, and groove welds on pipe in all positions. Students will undergo a welding qualification test at the completion and have the opportunity to gain an AWS certification to AWS D1.1 structural steel welding code and ASME Section IX Boiler and Pressure Vessel on SMAW welded pipe. It is part of our Welding Technology program.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) -- Structural

This program focuses on shielded metal arc of steel for application in the structural steel industry.  Training includes fillet and groove welds in all positions. Students will undergo a welding qualification test at the completion and have the opportunity to gain an AWS certification to AWS D1.1 the structural steel welding code.