Flux Core Arc Welding

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Covers Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) equipment and products used to produce groove and fillet welds.  Provides extensive practice to develop the skills to achieve satisfactory welds in all positions, using self -shielding and gas shielded electrode wires.  Provides the opportunity to achieve AWS qualification or certification. Safety hazards and safe practices in FCAW are emphasized.

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate the proper safety in Flux Core Arc Welding
  • Learn proper AWS Standard Welding Terms and Definition
  • Setup and shut down an FCAW station properly and safely.

Course ID

WELD 274


All Campuses


Ivy Tech


Communication, Critical Thinking, Personal Effectiveness, Safety Practices, Flux Core Arc Welding

Method of Delivery

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