Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

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Course Number: 561-17436V03

This course is for people requiring the knowledge and skills to work or seek employment as a Gas Tungsten Arc Welder (GTAW) in a metal fabrication or allied engineering industry. You will acquire the practical skills and techniques associated with the GTAW process to join ferrous and non-ferrous materials in all weld positions, heat, cut and gouge materials, interpret engineering drawings and use a variety of hand and power tools/equipment to fabricate metal components. This course is designed to accommodate both off-the-job training and on-the-job training and experience. The duration of this program of study will vary depending on the competency unit(s) selected.

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