Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
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
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
Part-time 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
GTAW1218 (TIG Welding Course)
GTAW1218.1 - Basics of TIG (4 wks)
GTAW1218.2 - Advanced TIG (4 wks)
Time: 225 Hours
(6 weeks FT)
(12 weeks PT)
Students will receive a tool bucket valued at $800 that 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.