Prerequisite: WELD 040
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
This course is intended for students who want to progress to an intermediate level of welding processes and further their skills in wire-fed, semi-automatic welding methods and techniques. This course emphasizes skills in gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and flux cored arc welding (FCAW). The course also focuses on safety, theory, characteristics and settings for power supplies and wire feeding units, electric current settings, electrode identification and selection, welding positions, and welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Special emphasis is placed on developing proficiency and speed for high-volume production applications.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921