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RRIT 160   Basic Welding* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites : BNSF Railway Training Director approval and JCCC department approval.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to properly use oxyfuel cutting (OFC), plasma arc cutting (PAC), plasma arc gouging, air carbon arc cutting (CAC-A), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), and flux core arc welding (FCAW) equipment. The SMAW and FCAW portion of the course will concentrate on flat groove welds (1G) and horizontal fillet welds (2F). The student is required to pass welding tests in accordance with the Railroad Welding Specification for Cars and Locomotives (AWS D15.1).