Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
31-442-359 059770 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 1
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description31-442-359 GAS TUNGSTEN ARC WELDING 1 ...course provides the opportunity for the learner to develop the knowledge, skills, process and understanding of GTAW equipment set-up as well as the basic skills needed to make welds on plain carbon steel. Weld quality will be discussed but this course is only used to understand the basics of the GTAW process. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Welding program; 31-442-301, Material Cutting Applications)
Total Credits1
Prior Learning Assessments
  1. Credit by Exam
  2. Skills Demo
Course Competencies
  1. Demonstrate safety in GTAW
  2. Apply Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Technologies
  3. Select GTAW equipment for application
  4. Select tungsten electrode for application
  5. Select filler material for application
  6. Apply welding techniques
  7. Demonstrate flat welding (1G Position)
  8. Demonstrate horizontal welding (2F position)