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Course Description

The Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) course covers the theory of operation and some applications of semi-automatic processes. Laboratory welding exercises will work with a mild steel plate. You will also learn about various metal transfers, gases and welding positions during your training.

 

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This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Use safe working practices while performing GMAW welding processes
  • Perform the following practical weld tests:

1) 2F on 3/8” Plate Using the GMAW Process with Stringer beads

2) 3F on 3/8” Plate Using the GMAW Process with a Down Hand Root and an Up Hand Fill & Cap

3) 2F on 3/8” Plate Using the FCAW Process with Stringer beads

4) 1F on 3/8” Plate Using the GMAW Process for the Root and Using the FCAW Process For The Fill & Cap

Prerequisites

Strongly Recommended: Welding - Oxyacetylene (WELD 003)

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Section Title
Welding/GMAW Operators (Beginners MIG)
Type
Laboratory
Days
M, W, F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 19, 2021 to Aug 11, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $650.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
May 20, 2021 to Jul 20, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
May 20, 2021 to Jul 20, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 21, 2021 to Aug 04, 2021
Section Notes
Please note: no classes will be held on August 5th, 2021
Section Title
Welding/GMAW Operators (Beginners MIG)
Type
Laboratory
Days
W, F, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 22, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $650.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 06, 2021 to Sep 23, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 06, 2021 to Sep 23, 2021
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 24, 2021 to Oct 08, 2021
Section Notes
Please note: no classes will be held on October 8th, 2021
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