Welding Fundamentals & Shielded Metal ARC Welding Process Course

Course Name: Welding Fundamentals & Shielded Metal ARC Welding Process Course

Level: 2

Course Description:

In this Course students will advance their knowledge in Welding Fundamentals and Shielded Metal ARC Welding theoretically as well practically. This course is designed to cover the following:

Topics that will be covered: 

  • Applying Safety Welding Practices
  • Learning Welding Joints & Positions
  • Distinguishing Shielding Gasses & Fluxes
  • Identifying & Preventing Welding Defects
  • Welding Electric Polarity
  • How to Weld SMAW
  • SMAW Equipment
  • SMAW Welding Troubleshooting
  • Electrode compositions
  • Identifying Electrodes


16 Weeks [190 Hours)

Target Audience:

This course is mainly designed for beginners/ students or for people who has welding experience and want to refresh or learn more from a theoretical and a skill based prospective.

Assessment Type:

Post course evaluation will be conducted in both manners theoretical (written exam) and practical (preparing a certain material and welding it by following the WPS instructions), marking each part out of 50 giving a summed result out of 100.

Awarding Body:

Nasser Vocational Training Centre




2200 BHD per person