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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding using a filler rod.


Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

225 Hours

This course will introduce the student to gas tungsten arc welding, (also known as TIG welding) its characteristics, and safety. Using the information they have learned in previous courses, students will develop the skills necessary to make gas tungsten arc welds on different metals, using both direct and alternating current methods.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will have the opportunity to become a qualified welder per AWS standards.

  • Setup, usage, and safety of plasma cutter

  • Shop safety

  • AWS Welding symbols, terms, and definitions

  • Interpretation of blueprints for practical applications

  • Setup and maintenance of GTAW welding equipment

  • GTAW welding of the 5 typical joints using carbon and stainless steel out of position.

  • GTAW welding with project-based learning.

  • Upon successful completion the opportunity to become a qualified welder per AWS specifications


Full-time = 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, M-F

Part-time = 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, M-F


GTAW1218 (TIG Welding Course)

GTAW1218.1 - Intro to TIG          

GTAW1218.2 - Advanced TIG   

Time: 225 Clock hours

Full-time = 6 weeks 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Part-time = 12 weeks 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Cost: $5985.00

All students receive a tool bag which includes, but is not limited to, the following;

Welding hood, welders cap, FR shirt, Dewalt grinder, multiple grinding disks, Tungsten, TIG gloves, striker, quick square, tape measure, stainless brush, chipping hammer, headgear (dark & clear), flapper disk, rapid strip, carbon brush, soapstone, metal bucket, crescent wrench, project calculator, flashlight, tip cleaner, safety glasses, graph paper, & ear plugs.

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