Welding program

We request that you call for availability for practice and testing.  When tests are scheduled, all welders must be at the Training Center no later than 7:30.  Failure to be ready at 7:30 could result in your inability to test that day.


The following welding tests are offered on a routine basis at the Training Center:

            A2 - SMAW Limited Thickness - All Position    

                    3/8" carbon steel plate with 1/4" x 1" carbon backing

                    Single V-Groove (AWS Pre-Qualified Groove BU-2a) with 1/4" Root Opening

                    1/8" E7018 electrodes (typically Lincoln Excalibur)

                    3G & 4G Positions

                    Tested to the D1.5 Bridge Code (No Power tools allowed during testing)


            A1 - SMAW Unlimited Thickness - All Position                        

                    1" carbon steel plate with 3/8" x 1-1/2" carbon backing                    

                    Single V-Groove (AWS Pre-Qualified Groove BU-2a) with 1/4" Root Opening                    

                    1/8" E7018 electrodes (typically Lincoln Excalibur)                    

                    3G & 4G Positions                    

                    Tested to the D1.5 Bridge Code (No Power tools allowed during testing)

            

            B1a - FCAW-S Limited Thickness - All Position

                        1" carbon steel plate with 3/8" x 1-1/2" carbon backing

                        Single V-Groove (AWS Pre-Qualified Groove BU-2a) with 3/8" Root Opening

                        5/64" E71T-8 electrodes (typically Lincoln NR-233)

                        3G & 4G Positions

                        Tested to the D1.5 Bridge Code (No Power tools allowed during testing)


Contact Scott Roy at:
Phone:  (904) 765-3596  
Email:  luno597@bellsouth.net
To schedule yourself an appointment.

When taking a weld test it is recommended that you bring the following items to assist you in the test:   

  • Flashlight

  • Scratch Awl or Pick

  • Chisel

  • Welding Shield

  • Welding Gloves

  • Chipping Hammer

  • Wire Brush

The apprenticeship has wire brushes and chipping hammers available should you need to borrow one.