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Welding Technology Courses

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Special Projects Laboratory

Course Number: WELD 200
Units: 1-3
Class: 3-9 hours laboratory
Description: Open laboratory for working on selected projects: Provides the opportunity for advanced laboratory practice with emphasis on skills upgrading in all phases of welding.

 

Beginning Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (T.I.G.)

Course Number: WELD 203A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE)
Description: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding GTAW (TIG): Safe welding practices, personal protective equipment (PPE), material safety data sheets (MSDS) theory and equipment laboratory opportunities welding techniques, process demonstrations, hands-on DC welding of steel sheet metal.

 

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (T.I.G.)

Course Number: WELD 203B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Weld 203A
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding GTAW (TIG): Safe welding practices, personal protective equipment (PPE), material safety data sheets (MSDS) theory and equipment laboratory opportunities welding techniques, process demonstrations, hands-on DC and AC welding of sheet metal.

 

Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)

Course Number: WELD 203C
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Weld 203B
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW): Safe welding practices, personal protective equipment (PPE), material safety data sheets (MSDS) theory, equipment and advanced processes. Laboratory includes out-of-position welding and process demonstrations.

 

Certification Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)

Course Number: WELD 203D
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Weld 203A
Course study under this section may be repeated three times.
A fee will be charged for third-party laboratory testing. Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW): Safe welding practices, personal protective equipment (PPE), material safety data sheets (MSDS), defects, equipment and weld procedures. Laboratory includes certification testing and practice.

 

Wire Feed Welding

Course Number: WELD 204A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions: Weld joint preparation, machine adjustment, wire welding types, care and maintenance of equipment, and shielding gases.

 

Wire Feed Welding

Course Number: WELD 204B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions: Weld joint preparation, machine adjustment, wire welding types, care and maintenance of equipment, and shielding gases.

 

Introduction to Welding

Course Number: WELD 205
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Introduction to welding: Survey of manual processes (SMAW, GTAW, oxygen-acetylene welding and cutting) and semi-automatic welding processes (wire feed, e.g., GMAW and FCAW), personal protective equipment (PPE), hazards associated with welding, identification of safe welding practices, and understanding material safety data sheets (MSDS). Laboratory includes opportunities in welding techniques, process demonstrations, and hands-on welding.

 

Arc Welding I

Course Number: WELD 211A
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Fundamental manual skills with related theory: Welding on steel plate in flat and horizontal positions, edge preparation, joint types, and weld types.

 

Arc Welding II

Course Number: WELD 211B
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: WELD 211A

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Continuation of WELD 211A: Welding on steel plate in vertical and overhead positions; electrodes, coating and fluxes; visual identification of mild-steel and lowalloy electrodes; A.W.S. nomenclature.

 

Arc Welding III

Course Number: WELD 211C
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: WELD 211B

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Continuation of WELD 211B: Intermediate skill level in all welding positions of square butts, single bevel butt joints, and Navy text-type joints on steel plates.

 

Arc Welding IV

Course Number: WELD 211D
Units: 3
Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: WELD 211C

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Continuation of WELD 211C: Advanced skill level in all welding positions of open vee butts, pipe, and sheet metal; industrial alloys; oxyacetylene method of metal.

 

 

Welding for ECT Technicians

Course Number: WELD 215
Units: 1.5
Class: 1 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory
Corequisite: ECT 13
Description: Basic theory and manipulative practices of using various welding and brazing methods related to Environmental Control Technology: Electric welding, brazing and soldering using oxy-acetylene and gas cutting equipment.

 

Beginning Oxygen-Acetylene Welding (OAW)

Courses Number: WELD 221A
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Basic principles and skills for Oxygen Acetylene Welding OAW (Gas Welding): Safe welding practices, use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and material Safety Data Sheets ( SDS) and hands-on welding practice. 0956.50

 

Intermediate Oxygen-Acetylene Welding (OAW)

Course Number: WELD 221B
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)

Prerequisite WELD 221A
Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Continuation of WELD 221A Expansion of out-of- position welding. 0956.50

 

Pipe Welding with SMAW

Course Number: WELD 231A
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 4 hours laboratory (GR)

Students must provide their own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Description: Procedures for setting up SMAW equipment for open- root V-groove welds Preparation for and performing open-root V-groove welds on Carbon steel pipe Procedures for making open-groove welds with SMAW equipment on pipe in the 1G-Rotated, 2G, 5G, and 6G positions.

 

Pipefitting Level I

Course Number: WELD 235A
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR or P/NP)
Description: Comprehensive overview of work, responsibilities, career opportunities, and safety principles associated ith the pipe tting trade Includes pipe fitting hand tools and power tools, pipe cutting. 0956.50

 

Selected Topics in Welding Technology

Course Number: WELD 248GA-MZ
Units: .5-9

Class: 0-9 hours lecture, 0-27 hours laboratory (GR)

See section on Selected Topics. 0956.50

 

Survey Course for the Skilled Trades

Course Number: WELD 255
Units: .5

Class: 1.5 hours laboratory (P/NP)

Corequisite(s) MACH 255, CARP 255, WDTEC 255

Description: Introduction to the skilled trades Carpentry: Topics include safety, career opportunities, and hands on experience. Part of a four part series survey class including CARP 255, AC 255, DTEC 255 0956 50

 

Occupational Work Experience in Welding Technology

Course Number: COPED 466M
Units: 1-4

hours to be arranged (GR)

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