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Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
General Motors LLC Corporation (GM) and United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

14 skill sets | 19 total skills
Welding Equipment Proper Care and Use - 400 req. hrs
Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (GTAW) Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Shielded Metal Arc Weld (SMAW) MIG & TIG
Gas Welding, Cast Iron, Brass, Aluminum, Sheet Metal, etc. - 800 req. hrs
Basic Welding Techniques - 2250 req. hrs
Downhand, Vertical, Horizontal & Overhead
Die Sinking Rectification errors and troubleshooting - 350 req. hrs
Fill/Flood welding techniques for Die Repair - 200 req. hrs
Pre-heating & tempering techniques for weld acceptance - 200 req. hrs
General repair of cracked dies and bolsters - 600 req. hrs
Repair of Draw Dies - 300 req. hrs
Bead Repair, Flat Surface, Curved Surface,
Blending of Feature lines
Trim Die Repair - 280 req. hrs
Punch Trim Lines, Die Trim Lines, Panel reductions
Panel Increase, Scrap Cutter repair
Pierce Dies - 280 req. hrs
Pierce Die Repair, Pierce Punch Repair
Flange Die Repair - 280 req. hrs
Flange clearance fit, Increase/decrease of panel size
Troubleshooting of dies for repair - 280 req. hrs
Cracks & Wrinkles, stoning techniques and deformation correction
High Alloy Steel Welding - 1100 req. hrs
Hard Surface Welding
High Speed, Oil, Air & Water
Hardening Rods, Stainless
Optional - 600 req. hrs

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