PMT0134V

Gas Metal Arc Welding

Course Code:
PMT0134V

Credit Hours:
90 clock hours

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 002, 003

 

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:

Christopher Parrish
Bldg. N
parrishc@chipola.edu

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

No textbook or course materials are required to purchase for this course.

Materials provided by instructor

Tool Kit (available in the Welding classroom)

ZTC

 

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 learning outcomes:

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

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

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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