Arc Welding Fundamentals, 6 PDH
(Arc Welding Fundamentals)

Arc Welding Fundamentals, 6 PDH

Course Highlights

Fundamentals of Arc Welding – This is a 6-hour course that provides the learner with the basic understanding of the theory, principles, methods, and techniques related to modern arc welding. This PDH training course is best for civil, mechanical, structural and process engineers and designers, facility managers, H & S professionals, environmentalists, energy auditors, program and project managers and anyone who wants a basic understanding of arc welding principles.

The learner must take and pass a multiple-choice test of thirty five (35) questions and pass with an 80% to obtain PDH credits.

Specific Knowledge or Skills Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Advantages of Welding
  • Disadvantages of Welding
  • Basic Arc Welding Processes
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Submerged Arc Welding (SAW)
  • Types of Weld Joints
  • Weld Types, groove weld, corner joint, butt weld, edge joint, etc..
  • Weld Fillets
  • Weld Terminology
  • Weld Connections
  • Distortion and manufacturing challenges in weldments
  • Welding sequencing
  • Weld testing methods (NDI, etc.)
  • Weld defect acceptance levels
  • Elements of welding procedures
  • Qualification of welding procedures
  • Basic welding symbol interpretation and application
  • Weld groove presentation (engineering drawings)
  • Welding safety
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Arc Welding Fundamentals