The Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) NC II Qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve to weld carbon steel plate and pipe components as specified by layout, blueprints, diagrams, work order, welding procedure or oral instructions using shielded metal arc welding equipment.

The Units of Competency comprising this qualification include the following:

Participate in Workplace Communication
Work in Team Environment
Practice career professionalism
Practice occupational health and safety procedures

Apply Safety Practices
Interpret Drawings and Sketches
Perform Industry Calculations
Contribute to Quality System
Use Hand Tools
Prepare Weld Materials
Setup Welding Equipment
Fit up Weld Materials
Repair Welds

Weld Carbon Steel Plates and Pipes Using SMAW

A person who has achieved this Qualification is competent to be:

  • SMAW Welder