Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

This certificate is designed to provide students with training in Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW-G and FCAW-S). This is the semi-automatic welding process often used to replace Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) in many industrial applications. Industry certifications are stressed.

Required Courses: Units
WELD 010 Introduction to Welding 2
WELD 090 Flux Cored Arc Welding-Gas Shielded 4
WELD 091 Flux Cored Arc Welding-Self Shielded 4
WELD 092 Flux Cored Arc Welding-Advanced 3
Total Units 13
  1. Show an understanding of the safety precautions for  working in a welding lab and demonstrate an awareness of the importance of safety in welding
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use tools related to the welding industries
  3. Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret prints and shop drawings to produce quality welds
  4. Demonstrate the ability to read and understand Welder Procedure Specification to produce quality welds
  5. Demonstrate the ability to fabricate and layout parts that meet quality standard
  6. Demonstrate the ability to pass a Welder Performance Qualification Test that meets the standard of acceptability to pass a National Standard

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