35 CLOCK HOURS
Upon completion of the course, the student should have a better understanding of welding the different metals.
Course objective: This course will provide the non- metallurgist with basic knowledge of various metals and their weldability, including metal properties, heat input, preheating, postheating, and selecting filler metals.
Course content: This course is designed to provide training on metal properties, basic metallurgy, classification of ferrous metals, heat treatments, hard surfacing, and metals identification; along with weldability of stainless steels, tool steels, cast iron, nickel alloys, aluminum alloys, magnesium alloys and titanium alloys.
Testing: To pass this course, the student is required to take two written tests.