This course provides the student with instruction on safety practices and terminology in the
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on safety, welding terminology, equipment
identification, set-up and operation, and related information in the SMAW process. This course also covers
the rules of basic safety and identification of shop equipment and provides the student with the skills and
knowledge necessary for the safe operation of carbon arc cutting and plasma arc cutting.