Catalog 2016-2017 
    Jan 16, 2019  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WELD 105 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

8 credits

This course focuses on the principles, procedures, and operation of equipment to properly and safely use the gas tungsten arc welding process.

Prerequisites: WELD 102 .

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Use technical resources to access information regarding the installation, repair, and maintenance of welding and fabrication equipment
  • Use technical resources to access information regarding welding and fabrication processes
  • Identify and use common types of shop equipment and hand tools to safely perform welding/fabrication procedures
  • Follow industry standard safe practices, including the using and wearing of all safety equipment needed to weld or be in a welding environment
  • Comply with hazardous material laws and processes
  • Use metallurgy principles to properly select material, tools, and equipment, and to perform welding tasks
  • Read and follow blueprints
  • Use math to make equipment adjustments/calibrations and to complete fabrication projects
  • Prepare a work area to do gas tungsten arc welding
  • Select and safely set up gas tungsten welding equipment
  • Store, transport, and handle all types of gas tungsten arc welding equipment properly and safely
  • Prepare metal for gas tungsten arc welding procedures using proper joint design, equipment, and joint preparation techniques
  • Use proper welding tools and equipment to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding process
  • Use proper welding techniques to weld using the gas tungsten arc welding processes
  • Complete a resume, cover letter, job application, and job search as necessary