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WAF 117: Flux Cored Arc Welding for Ironworkers

In this course, students will be introduced to the Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) process and gain the understanding of how this process is applied in the Union Ironworker Trade. Students will learn to apply FCAW to various joint designs, on carbon steel plates and structural shapes in multiple positions, using self-shielded and gas shielded filler wire. Welding vocabulary, welding theory, basic electricity, personal protective equipment (PPE), equipment troubleshooting, welding symbols, safety precautions and safe work practices will be covered along with discussing the various consumables used in FCAW and their applications. This class is a required part of the regional Ironworker Local Union pre-apprentice certificate.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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