Production GMAW Welder

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Courses

Level 1

Course Details

Engineering Drawing Interpretation
DRWG1325

Description:

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic principles and concepts of technical drawings. Emphasis will be placed on basic drafting in orthographic projections, sections, dimensioning and tolerancing, notes, specifications, and welding symbols to prepare the student for the interpretation of welded fabrication engineering drawings.

  • Hours: 45
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Semi-Automatic Welding I
WELD1655

Description:

This course will develop basic welding skills with the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process (commonly referred to as MIG welding). Techniques will be developed for producing fillet welds in all welding positions while groove welds will be produced in the flat, horizontal and vertical positions.

  • Hours: 42
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
  • CoRequisites:

Semi Automatic Welding II
WELD1730

Description:

This course will further develop Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) skills. Students will have additional practice making fillet and groove welds using GMAW-SC and GMAW-SP processes.

  • Hours: 45
  • Credits: 3
  • Pre-Requisites:
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CWB Pre-Testing
WELD1790

Description:

This course is designed for experienced welders wanting to prepare for the necessary test plate(s) using the proper techniques in GMAW to obtain a Canadian Welding Bureau ticket.

  • Hours: 60
  • Credits: 4
  • Pre-Requisites:
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Program outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  2. Demonstrate the ability to read weld symbols
  3. Demonstrate the ability to set-up and maintain GMAW equipment
  4. Produce welds using GMAW-SP
  5. Produce welds using GMAW-SC
  6. Demonstrate the ability to prepare for Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) plate test