Welding
Area of Study

Welding Technology

GMAW

TOTAL CREDITS
9
CIP:
480508
BANNER:
GMAW
Certificate

Program Requirements

Total Credits 9
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL100WEL1000
Safety for Welders 1

Covers the hazards of welding on health and safety, locating essential safety information from a code or other standard, and identifying and applying shop safety procedures. (Contact Hours-22.5) (1-0)

WEL106WEL1006
Blueprint Read-Welders/Fitters 4

Covers interpretation and creation of weld symbols and blueprints used in metal fabrication. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151) (Contact hours-90) (4-0)

WEL 126WEL 1026
GMAW (MIG) Steel I 2

Covers the theory and techniques in basic Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to produce sound fillet welds and groove welds in both the flat and vertical positions using short-circuit and spray modes of metal transfer. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL226WEL2026
GMAW (MIG) Steel II 2

Covers the theory and techniques in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to produce sound fillet welds and groove welds in both the horizontal and overhead positions using short-circuit (GMAW-S) and pulsed-spray (GMAW-P) modes of metal transfer. This course is a continuation of GMAW – Steel I. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)