PMT0134V

Gas Metal Arc Welding

Course Code: PMT0134V

Credit Hours: 90 clock hours

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

Course Description:
This course introduces terminology and procedures related to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW, MIG), including power source configurations, hardware, equipment, set-up, and consumable gum components. Students are presented with practical applications related to shielding gas flow, weld bead characteristics, and weld bead geometry needed for certifications in fillet and groove weld fabrication.

Course Details

Instructors:

Curtis Jenkins
Bldg. N, Rm 111B
718-2214
jenkinsc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Level One: Trainee Guide

Level Two:  Trainee Guide Value Kit 9780132981705

Talk with instructor prior to purchasing.

Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)

 

Assignment/course outline:

see first-day handout

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Practice and demonstrate safety principles and safe cutting practices as related to Gas Metal Arc cutting.

Demonstrate the proper use of terminology and use of tools.

Demonstrate employability skills.

Demonstrate a basic understanding of procedures related to Gas Metal Arc Welding.

Demonstrate an understanding of power source configurations, hardware, equipment, set-up, and consumable gum components.

Demonstrate practical applications related to shielding gas flow, weld bead characteristics, and weld bead geometry needed for certifications in fillet and groove weld fabrication.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Practice and demonstrate safety principles and safe cutting practices as related to Gas Metal Arc cutting.

Demonstrate the proper use of terminology and use of tools.

Demonstrate employability skills.

Demonstrate a basic understanding of procedures related to Gas Metal Arc Welding.

Demonstrate an understanding of power source configurations, hardware, equipment, set-up, and consumable gum components.

Demonstrate practical applications related to shielding gas flow, weld bead characteristics, and weld bead geometry needed for certifications in fillet and groove weld fabrication.

Demonstrate mastery of Welding knowledge and skills.

Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

Apply critical thinking/ problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

Exhibit inter-personal and ethical skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

Exhibit organizational and professional skills appropriate for Welders.

Exhibit employability and/or entrepreneurship skills as appropriate for employees in a Welding work setting.

  

Tests, Quizzes, Final Exams, Skills Performance and Skills Demonstration, Projects, Skills Check

 

 

This course is a cooperative, competency-based learning program with required classroom lecture classes, learning activity guides, videos, handouts, hands-on instruction, DVD, and computer-assisted instruction.  Scheduled program workshops, seminars, special assigned projects, and style show attendance is required for credit.

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