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St. Philip's College Library 

MLK Campus: (210) 486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: (210) 486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123

Library Info  

Intro to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) 

An introduction to shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, oxy-fuel cutting, and various joint designs. Instruction provided in SMAW fillet welds in various positions.  

Advanced Oxy Fuel Welding and Cutting

A study of all position welding on ferrous and nonferrous metals using oxy-fuel welding process, including welding and cutting, brazing, and soldering operations.  

Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding

Advanced topics based on accepted welding codes. Training provided with various electrodes in shielded metal arc welding processes with open V-groove joints in all positions.  

Intro to Layout and Fabrication

A fundamental course in layout and fabrication related to the welding industry. Major emphasis on structural shapes and use in construction.  

Intro to Welding Fundamentals

An introduction to the fundamentals of equipment used in oxy-fuel and arc welding, including welding and cutting safety, basic oxy-fuel welding and cutting, basic arc welding processes and basic metallurgy.

Intro to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

A study of the principles of gas metal arc welding, setup and use of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) equipment, and safe use of tools/equipment. Instruction in various joint designs.  

Intro to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

An introduction to the principles of gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), setup/use of GTAW equipment, and safe use of tools and equipment. Welding instruction in various positions on joint designs.  

Advanced Layout and Fabrication

An advanced course in layout and fabrication. Includes production and fabrication of layout, tools, and processes. Emphasis on application of fabrication and layout skills.  

Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

Advanced topics in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW). Includes welding in various positions and directions.  

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

Advanced topics in GTAW welding, including welding in various positions and directions.  

Advanced Pipe Welding

Advanced topics involving welding of pipe using the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process. Topics include electrode selection, equipment setup, and safe shop practices. Emphasis on weld positions 5G and 6G using various electrodes.

Contact Information

Administrative Services Specialist:
Gloria Garcia 

CE Specialist:
Joshua Scott 

Southwest Campus
Building 1, C100