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WEL 281 - FCAW Gas Shielded: SENSE1

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 4
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques for Flux Cored Arc Welding (Gas Shielded). Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. This course will prepare students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for its successful completion. It aligns to SENSE Level 1, Module 6 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Key Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2.
Prerequisite OR Corequisite: WEL 228  , WEL 244  , WEL 245  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate FCAW-Gas Shielded equipment, accessories and consumables to ensure proper safety and operations
    1. Perform safety inspections
    2. Complete minor external repairs to FCAW-Gas Shielded equipment
    3. Set up FCAW-Gas Shielded equipment per WPS for welding on carbon steel
  2. Produce fillet welds in all positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete a fillet weld in the flat position
    2. Complete a fillet weld in the horizontal position
    3. Complete a fillet weld in the vertical position
    4. Complete a fillet weld in the overhead position
  3. Produce groove welds in all positions on carbon steel
    1. Complete a groove weld in the flat position
    2. Complete a groove weld in the horizontal position
    3. Complete a groove weld in the vertical position
    4. Complete a groove weld in the overhead position
  4. Evaluate welds to ensure AWS D.1.1 standards are met
    1. Analyze completed welds
    2. Adjust welding technique



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