American Welding Society Learning | Welding Fundamentals I -- eLearning Course

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Price: $470
About the Course

The AWS Welding Fundamentals Course provides a comprehensive overview of the basic principles of welding. Participants will learn the basic science and practical application of the most commonly utilized welding processes along with other essential topics, including welding terminology, weld design, welding safety, electrical theory, the weldability of metals, and welding quality control. Presented in short, easy-to-understand modules, this multimedia, online course is ideal for both students and professionals who want to expand their core competencies.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic science and practical application of various common welding and cutting processes: Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Submerged Arc Welding, Oxyfuel Welding and Cutting, Arc Carbon Arc Cutting, and Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Demonstrate knowledge of welding terminology and weld design
  • Explain welding safety practices
  • Understand basic electrical theory
  • Assess weldability of metals
  • Examine ways to control welding quality
Course Outline

This course covers:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Destructive Testing
  • Module 2: Strength
  • Module 3: Ductility
  • Module 4: Strength Testing I
  • Module 5: Strength Testing II
  • Module 6: Strength Testing III
  • Module 7: Hardness
  • Module 8: Hardness Testing
  • Module 9: Toughness
  • Module 10: Toughness Testing
  • Module 11: Fatigue I
  • Module 12: Fatigue II
  • Module 13: Fatigue Testing
  • Module 14: Soundness
  • Module 15: Chemical Properties
  • Module 16: Corrosion Testing
  • Module 17: Metallographic Testing

CEUs and Certificate

CEU's 1.0 or 10 PDH

Certificate: A certificate is available upon successful completion of the course and an 75% or higher score on the exam.


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