GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING (GTAW-TIG)
The Gas Tungsten Arc Welding course is designed to teach students about arc welding safety and the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process (GTAW-TIG) and proper techniques for welding. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to perform general entry level production and maintenance welding in fabrication shop, machine shop, oil field, pipeline, petrochemical, power plant or refineries on mild steel, stainless steel and carbon steel. This course contains 24 hours of lecture and 72 hours of lab, which totals 96 clock hours. This course will last 6 weeks. In order to complete course student must pass a skills test. At the completion of the course each student will receive a certificate of completion.
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Outline
Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Lec/ Lab/ Ext/Total
24 / 72 / 00 / 96
The approximate time to complete the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding course is six weeks for the day and evening class.
Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Description
Each student will have an understanding of how the GTAW process works and be able to perform a fillet and groove weld with and without backing in all positions. (No prerequisite)
Each student will learn safety, welding rod functions, how to do cutting procedures using cutting torch or gauging. Students will weld in various positions. In order to complete the course student must be able to pass a skills test after each welding position which consist of a visual inspection and bend test.