Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

WEL-244 Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer: SENSE1 (2.00)

Focuses on proper weld safety, machine setup and welding techniques of Gas Metal Arc Welding Short-Circuiting Transfer. Students perform American Welding Society compliant welds on carbon steel, in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions. Prepares students to take an AWS welder certification test, which is recommended for its successful completion. Aligns with SENSE Level 1 Module 5 - Key Indicators 1-7, as well as Module 2 - Indicator 7, Module 3- Key Indicator 3, and Module 9 - Key Indicator 2. Credits: 2, Hours: (1/2/0/0), Prereq: WEL-228; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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