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Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), FastForward Credential Program

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Learn Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and complete the American Welding Society (AWS) FCAW 3G qualification. With an emphasis on practical application, this course introduces flux cored semi-automatic welding processes along with the study of filler wires, fluxes, and cover gases.

Includes OSHA-10 training, all instructional materials, and AWS qualification testing fee.

Trainee Requirement Details

Coursework provides up to 75 hours of training, including both lecture and hands-on skills/labs. All participants are required to attend safety training and are responsible to bring their own appropriate non-synthetic apparel, leather boots, safety glasses and personal hand tools as outlined by the instructor at the beginning of class. Synthetic apparel, shorts, and open-toed shoes, sandals, or flipflops are not permitted. #10 shade welding shield, jacket, and gloves are available for use, but students may bring their own, if desired.


This a FastForward Program.  Qualifying Virginia residents may be eligible for FastForward financial assistance, which could reduce the cost of tuition by two-thirds.

Get more information on upcoming courses:

Contact Robin Jennings, FastForward Career Coach at (540) 863-2899 or rjennings@mgcc.edu for more information and to register.

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