Welding: TIG

This is a one semester course designed to train the student in the basic principles of TIG welding. Students will operate AC-DC transformer type welding machines. Studies will include heat ranges, polarities, and the use of wire electrodes and shielding gases. Welding will be performed on mild steel and aluminum l in flat, horizontal, and vertical positions. Safety will be emphasized throughout the course in the use of tool and equipment. Safety glasses are required.

 

Occupation Description

A welder would be expected to handle the following repairs:

  1. Repair and installation of piping systems
  2. Mechanical systems repair
  3. Repair and construction of various metal structures

Additional Information

Economic Workforce Development: Welding Technical Standards

 

Careers Available

Welders are employed by welding contractors, repair facilities, hospitals, factories, and other maintenance companies.

 

Occupational Outlook

 

Learning Objectives

Core topics:

  • Principles of TIG welding
  • The AC-DC transformer welding machine
  • Heat ranges and polarity needed for welding various metals
  • Types of welding electrodes used for each material welded
  • Welding positions; overhead, horizontal, vertical
  • Shop safety

Through classroom lecture and hands on lab work, the student will learn the safe and practical applications of TIG welding. Training sessions are held in a technical skills  welding lab/classroom.  Lab is equipped with necessary supplies and tools to teach this course and allow students to principles of TIG welding.

 

Recommended Courses and Skills

Prerequisite:  Must have completed ARC or MIG Welding.

 

Helpful Personal Attributes

Should have the ability to work in a team environment, be organized, detail-oriented and problem solving.

 

Course Schedule

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
01/11/2021 - 05/05/2021
Mon, Wed
06:00PM - 09:00PM
GWIL Goodwill Industries 100
$230.00 9.90 140506
For more information please call 336.734.7023.