WLD 141: Flux-Cored Arc Welding I (Gas Shielded)

Credits 4
Course Adoption Date
Audit Available

Develops knowledge and skills in the gas shielded flux-cored arc welding process in the flat, vertical, horizontal and overhead positions. Prerequisites: Department permission required. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

This is an outcome based course utilizing a lecture/lab format. This course includes classroom discussions, videos, and lab demonstrations of technical skills. Course outcomes will include: theoretical concepts, lay out, fabrication, welding, oxy-fuel cutting and safety.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Function safely in the PCC Welding Lab.
  • Operate oxy-fuel portable and track cutting systems in accordance with industry standards.
  • Understand and apply code requirements for FCAW E71T-1.
  • Interpret blueprints to accurately lay out, prepare, and assemble weld joints.
  • Weld single V-groove welds with E71T-1 to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code.
  • Operate an CAC-A (Carbon Arc Cutting - Air) system in accordance with industry standards.
  • Apply visual and destructive examination principles and practices in accordance with AWS D1.1.
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