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WELD 0106 - Gas Metal Arc Basic (MIG)

Welding Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Industrial and home hobby powersources will be used in this course. Set-up of equipment and correct selection of shielding gases included. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.

Credits

0.0

Cost

$592.80

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 30848

Sat Oct 26 - Sat Nov 30 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 30 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.80

Notes

  1. Steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls, fire retardant coveralls or others recommended for welding are acceptable. 100% cotton coveralls can be purchased from the Burnaby BCIT Bookstore. No class on November 9.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Cancelled

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 10218

Sat Feb 22 - Sat Mar 21 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 21 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.80

Notes

  1. CSA-approved steel-toed safety boots are required for this course. Coveralls that are 100% cotton, fire retardant or recommended for welding are also required.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 23 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the principles of operation of the GMAW and FCAW processes
  • Identify the components of a basic GMAW or FCAW set-up.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the GMAW and FCAW processes.
  • Identify power sources for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify GMAW and FCAW wire feed systems.
  • Describe the modes of metal transfer.
  • Identify the shielding gases used in GMAW and FCAW and describe shielding gas equipment and set-up.
  • Describe welding gun assemblies for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify electrode wires for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Describe the functions of pre-selected adjustable variables in GMAW and FCAW.
  • Identify weld defects in GMAW and FCAW.
  • Describe joint preparation for GMAW and FCAW
  • Describe corrective action and trouble-shooting procedures for GMAW and FCAW.
  • Weld stringer beads and fillet welds in various positions as determined by Instructor.

Effective as of Fall 2003

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