Covers the hands-on practice of Shielded Metal Arc Welding as applied to the American Welding Society Structural Steel Code D1.1. Students perform welder qualification tests in all positions and subject the test coupons to the required forms of mechanical testing. The role of the Welding Inspector is also covered, as well as the documentation required for both welder and weld-procedure qualification. Students gain experience in the inspection role to become familiar with weld defects and discontinuities. Prerequisites: WELD111M, WELD112M, WELD121M, WELD122M, WELD125M.