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NVOC 071 - Basic Electric Arc Welding

Unit(s): 0.00

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment

This course is intended for the student who wants to progress to a basic level of welding processes and further their skills in manual and semi-automatic electric arc welding methods and techniques. This course emphasizes skills in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). The course also focuses on safety, theory, characteristics and settings for power supplies and welding units, electric current settings, electrode identification and selection, welding positions, and welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Special emphasis will be placed on developing proficiency and speed for high volume production applications.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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