WELD 156 GMAW & FCAW

This course serves as an introductory and intermediate course to GMAW and FCAW processes. Students will learn the theory of and the techniques needed to properly set up and use GMAW and FCAW welding equipment safely. Students will weld the common joints found in the welding industry, in all positions using solid and flux cored wires using various material types. Students will develop the skills needed to take the American Welding Society SENSE certification tests for GMAW and FCAW welders. Principles of metallurgy associated with GMAW and FCAW welding processes will be taught.

Credits

4 Credits

WELD 156GMAW & FCAW

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Trade & Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

37.5

Semester Contact Hours Lab

112.5

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course serves as an introductory and intermediate course to GMAW and FCAW processes. Students will learn the theory of and the techniques needed to properly set up and use GMAW and FCAW welding equipment safely. Students will weld the common joints found in the welding industry, in all positions using solid and flux cored wires using various material types. Students will develop the skills needed to take the American Welding Society SENSE certification tests for GMAW and FCAW welders. Principles of metallurgy associated with GMAW and FCAW welding processes will be taught.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Comply with federal, state, and local safety legal requirements including OSHA. Demonstrate techniques required when utilizing GMAW process. Demonstrate techniques required when utilizing FCAW process Demonstrate knowledge and manipulative skills in the use of ER70S-6 electrode wire. Demonstrate knowledge and manipulative skills in the use of E71T-11 electrode wire. Perform various welds in F,V,H and OH positions. Complete with 75% accuracy an AWS SENSE Module 5 Exam. Complete with 75% accuracy an AWS SENSE Module 6 Exam. Be familiar with all student policies and procedures at the College of Southern Idaho. Successfully complete textbook assignments, quizzes and exams. Have a clear understanding of the demands associated with the welding profession. Demonstrate the proper attitude, appearance, and professionalism that assist an individual in being safe and successful as a welder.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Overview of content: SENSE aligned curriculum Hands on Application of content learned in Welding Theory 151 Welding Laboratory Task List: All position groove and fillet welds Introduction to GMAW pipe welding

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

Complete all Laboratory tasks

Required Exams

SENSE Module #5: Passing Grade is 75% accuracy SENSE Module #6: Passing Grade is 75% accuracy

Required Text

Welding Skills 5th edition Textbook: B.J. Moniz Welding Skills 5th edition Workbook: Jonathan F. Gosse

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

Complete all Laboratory tasks SENSE Module #5: Passing Grade is 75% accuracy SENSE Module #6: Passing Grade is 75% accuracy