(5) Basic Wirefeed Welding theory of operation and safety requirements. Covers Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) processes, shielding gas selection, and electrode selection based on the AWS electrode classification system. Safety procedures are also covered. Includes an introduction to hands-on welding techniques in the shop setting. Prerequisite: WT 111, 114, and 211.