Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

This certificate is designed to provide students with training in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). GTAW is commonly known as TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas Welding). Students will work with Steel, Stainless Steel and Aluminum in both plate and pipe applications. Industry Certifications are stressed.

Required Courses: Units
WELD 012 Oxy-Fuel Welding 2
WELD 015 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-Beginning 3
WELD 016 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-Intermediate 4
WELD 017 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding-Advanced 3
Total Units 12
  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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