Welding: TIG (GTAW) (Night)

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) for Welding: TIG (GTAW) seeks to build skills in gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW-TIG). Learn welding safety and the fundamentals of GTAW (TIG) welding process. Includes welding positions on edge, corner, lap and t-joints in accordance with the American Welding Society D17.1 Sheet Materials in Aircraft and Aerospace welding code. GTAW techniques for carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel.

Details

Academic Plan Code: 
1785
Award: 
Certificate of Competency (CCT)
Total Clock Hours: 
728
Effective term: 
2019 Fall 1
Award notes

Standards aligned to industry credentials through The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) as well as weld qualifications to AWS D17.1 standard.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleClock Hours
Clock Hours:728
ISP116Computer Foundations24
COR101Core: Introduction to Craft Skills80
WTO145Carbon Steel (GTAW)224
WTO146Aluminum (GTAW)200
WTO147Stainless Steel (GTAW)200
Program Competencies
  • Demonstrate the ability to navigate applications in Windows 10. (ISP116)
  • Establish professional email work habits. (ISP116)
  • Effectively communicate using technology. (ISP116)
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of a computer and its components. (ISP116)
  • Manage files and folders in Windows 10. (ISP116)
  • Manage files and folders stored in the "Cloud." (ISP116)
  • Collaborate using Google applications. (ISP116)
  • Identify basic safety principles (construction site safety). (COR101)
  • Demonstrate proper personal protective equipment (PPE). (COR101)
  • Understand and apply construction math. (COR101)
  • Demonstrate proper use of hand tools. (COR101)
  • Demonstrate proper use of power tools. (COR101)
  • Read and understand construction drawings. (COR101)
  • Demonstrate basic rigging principles. (COR101)
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills. (COR101)
  • Explain the importance of basic employability skills and how they apply to the construction industry. (COR101)
  • Demonstrate proper material handling procedures. (COR101)
  • Identify GTAW-related safety practices. (WTO145)
  • Explain how to safely set up the equipment and work area for welding. (WTO145)
  • Describe welding techniques related to GTAW. (WTO145)
  • Explain how to produce basic GTAW weld beads. (WTO145)
  • Describe the welding techniques needed to produce proper fillet welds using GTAW. (WTO145)
  • Describe the welding techniques needed to produce proper open V-groove welds using GTAW. (WTO145)
  • Identify common welding safety practices. (WTO146)
  • Explain how to prepare GTAW equipment for welding. (WTO146)
  • Explain how to prepare for GTAW aluminum welding and describe specific fillet and groove welding techniques. (WTO146)
  • Explain how to prepare the area and materials for aluminum GTAW practice. (WTO146)
  • Describe how to make aluminum fillet welds in various positions. (WTO146)
  • Describe common GTAW welding techniques. (WTO146)
  • Describe how to accomplish terminations and restarts and create basic GTAW weld beads. (WTO146)
  • Describe how to make aluminum plate V-groove welds in various positions. (WTO146)
  • Identify common welding safety practices. (WTO147)
  • Explain how to prepare GTAW equipment for welding. (WTO147)
  • Explain how to prepare for GTAW stainless steel welding and describe specific fillet and groove welding techniques. (WTO147)
  • Explain how to prepare the area and materials for stainless steel GTAW practice. (WTO147)
  • Describe how to make stainless steel fillet welds in various positions. (WTO147)
  • Describe common GTAW welding techniques. (WTO147)
  • Describe how to accomplish terminations and restarts and create basic GTAW weld beads. (WTO147)
  • Describe how to make stainless steel plate V-groove welds in various positions. (WTO147)

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