This short course will help you in specific works particularly in welding carbon steel plate and pipe components which is specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, work order, welding procedure and oral instructions using of course, the shielded metal arc welding equipment.
This course covers variety of competencies such as: applying safety practices, interpreting drawings and sketches, performing industry calculations, contributing to quality system, using hand tools, preparing weld materials, setting up welding equipment, fitting up weld materials, repairing welds, welding carbon steel plates and pipes using SMAW. These competencies can only be acquired of course, if you enroll in this short course. Otherwise, you may learn it from practical application but there aren’t any other institutions that would let you experience those in just a whim of interest aside from TESDA so it still is better if you enroll.
COURSE DURATIONShielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) course can be finished in a minimum span of 268 hours of sessions.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS-Nothing has changed in the required documents. You just need to prepare the common requirements for TESDA courses and that include your:
-Copy of Birth Certificated validated by NSO
-Copy of High School and/or College Diploma
-Certified True Copy of Transcript of Records
-1x1 and/or 2x2 Pictures
-Certification of Good Moral Character
These are the fixed common requirements that you need to prepare. Nevertheless, some institutions require more depending on where you would enroll at so it is better to inquire first and get in touch with the personnel or school or training center’s official representatives for you to be fully aware on what to bring aside from those mentioned above.
PREREQUISITEAnother note to first time takers: Some TESDA-Accredited institutions may oblige you to undergo and finish Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC I first before being permitted to take Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II.
CAREEREligible graduates of Shielded Metal Arc Welding NC II may find employments as SMAW welders in both local and international. There are numerous jobs abroad that need skilled workers especially in New Zealand and middle east.
COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATIONSIndividuals who enrolled in this short course may have to undergo Competency Assessment first before graduation. This is to ensure the issuance of National Certificates (NC II) that will be given to students once they pass the assessment. You may find more information regarding the assessments and certifications on this page.