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  • Search for WLD101WLD101 3 credits

    Welding Fundamentals I

    Introduces basic theory of oxy/fuel cutting/welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas metal arc welding with emphasis on safety. Includes basic skill development in preparation of metal, welding, and cutting

  • Search for WLD102WLD102 3 credits

    Welding Fundamentals II

    Continues study in oxy/fuel cutting/welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas metal arc welding with emphasis on safety.

  • Search for WLD104WLD104 2 credits

    Blueprint Reading

    Introduces blueprints using multi-view projection, sectional views, auxiliary views, title blocks, and drawing formats which are the basis for all graphical communication in the manufacturing industry today. Knowledge of the techniques used on blueprints is necessary in the industry whenever descriptions of size, shape, and arrangement are used to produce, service, or sell a product. This course also introduces students to blueprint and drawing techniques which will be built upon with additional modules in the program. Dual numbered as CT104 and MET105.
    Prerequisite: MTH63 recommended.

  • Search for WLD111WLD111 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding I

    Covers the fundamentals of welding as required by the metal fabrication industry. Provides extensive hands-on training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxygen/acetylene, and plasma cutting of ferrous metals. Also develops skills needed for American Welding Society-based (AWS) certifications and employment in the welding/fabrication industry.

  • Search for WLD111DWLD111D 6 credits

    Technology for Industrial Welding for Diesel

    Covers the fundamentals of welding required by the metal fabrication industry. Diesel students will be introduced to the principles of electric and gas welding and cutting.

  • Search for WLD111MWLD111M 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding for Manufacturing

    Covers the fundamentals of welding required by the metal fabrication industry. Manufacturing students will be introduced to the principles of electric and gas welding and cutting.

  • Search for WLD112WLD112 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding II

    Provides students with further instruction in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) in the vertical and overhead positions. Students will also be introduced to gas metal arc welding (GMAW) processes on mild steel. Fitting joints to AWS D1.1 specifications will also be introduced at this time.
    Prerequisite: WLD111 or permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD113WLD113 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding III

    Allows students to work towards mastery of gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and flux cored arc welding (FCAW) on both ferrous and non-ferrous materials in all positions. OR-OSHA-based safety training and non-ferrous alloy identification complete the course.
    Prerequisite: WLD111 and WLD112 or permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD121WLD121 5 credits

    Fabrication and Repair Practices I

    Deals with the fundamentals of welding fabrication and repair practices. Basic procedures of planning, sketching, cost evaluation, ordering, layout, metal preparation, part fabrication, tack-up, and final welding will be introduced and applied. Also introduces basic machine shop practices.
    Prerequisites: WLD111 and MET101; WLD140 (may be taken concurrently).

  • Search for WLD122WLD122 5 credits

    Fabrication and Repair Practices II

    The second of two fabrication and repair courses, builds on skills developed in WLD121 and provides an overview of the various fabrication and repair practices used in the steel fabrication industry. Safety in welding and fabrication is emphasized. The course is based on the American Welding Society’s entry-level requirements (AWS EG2.0 and AWS QC10) utilizing the instructor’s experience, and in accordance with the American Welding Society AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code – Steel. Students receive instruction in fit-up and alignment of parts to assemble various weldments and pipe joints, and the basic procedures of planning, sketching, cost evaluation, ordering, layout, metal preparation, part fabrication, tack-up, and final welding will be introduced and applied. Advanced shop math, distortion control, and how to use squares, protractors, levels, clamps and string lines used in the fit-up process are included.
    Prerequisites: WLD111 and MET101.

  • Search for WLD160WLD160 1 credit

    AWS Certification Seminar: Plate

    Covers the definition, application and interpretation of the American Welding Society (AWS) Structural Welding Code D1.1. Upon completion of this class students are eligible to take the AWS practical FCAW Unlimited Tests. If passed successfully, students will be awarded the AWS Unlimited G3 and G4 welding certification.
    Prerequisites: WLD 112 with “C” or better, completion of all program prerequisites, or instructor approval.

  • Search for WLD211WLD211 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding IV

    Covers the advanced techniques in welding mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and exotic metals using the flux cored arc welding (FCAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) processes. Includes flux cored and solid wire with machine and spool guns. Also advances skills needed for American Welding Society certification and employment in the welding/fabrication industry.
    Prerequisite: WLD111, WLD112, and WLD113 or permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD212WLD212 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding V

    Covers advanced techniques in welding mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, and exotic metals using the gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) process. Also advances skills needed for American Welding Society certification and employment in the welding/fabrication industry.
    Prerequisite: WLD111, WLD112, WLD113, and WLD211 or permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD213WLD213 6 credits

    Technology of Industrial Welding VI

    Focuses on welding large and small diameter, ferrous and non-ferrous pipe using the SMAW, GMAW, and GTAW welding processes. Includes pattern development, machine and manual oxyacetylene cutting, plasma cutting, layout, fit-up, inspection, and testing techniques. Also advances skills needed for American Welding Society (AWS) and American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) certifications and employment in the welding/fabrication industry.
    Prerequisite: WLD212 or permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD220WLD220 3 credits

    Machine Tool Maintenance and Repair

    Focuses on troubleshooting problems commonly encountered in welding and fabricating equipment. Students will learn basic electrical principles and apply them to simple repair tasks on welding power sources. Removal and replacement of mechanical components on welding equipment and shop equipment (band saws, shears, drill presses, etc.) will round out the students’ ability to function independently in the shop setting.
    Prerequisites: MTH60, BT114 or WR121, and WLD113.

  • Search for WLD221WLD221 3 credits

    Welding Codes, Procedures and Inspections

    Studies the differences between various welding codes e.g., American Welding Society D1.1 Structural Steel, ASME Section IX Power Piping, API Pipeline, and others. Focuses on welding procedure specification (WPS), procedure qualification record (PQR), and welder qualification record (WQR). Covers visual inspection, destructive, and non-destructive testing of welds in accordance with the American Welding Society D1.1 and D1.4 welding codes.
    Prerequisites: BT113 or WR115 and MTH20 or higher level math.

  • Search for WLD225WLD225 3 credits

    Industrial Metallurgy

    Introduces the effects welding and its related processes have on the basic ferrous and non-ferrous metals students will encounter in the field. Students will develop an understanding of basic metal production, alloying, heat treating and material identification systems.
    Prerequisites: MTH60 and WLD113.

  • Search for WLD250WLD250 Variable credit

    Selected Topics in Welding

    Focuses on specific areas of welding to further students’ needs for advancement in their jobs or desire to further their skills in a specific area of welding or fabrication. Provides extensive hands-on training using a specific welding process on ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

  • Search for WLD260WLD260 1 credit

    AWS Certification Seminar: Pipe

    Covers the definition, application and interpretation of the American Welding Society (AWS) Structural Welding Code D1.1. Upon completion of this class students are eligible to take the AWS practical FCAW, GTAW and/or SMAW Unlimited Tests. If passed successfully, students will be awarded the AWS Unlimited G6 welding certification.
    Prerequisites: WLD 112 with “C” or better, completion of all program prerequisites, or instructor approval.

  • Search for WLD280WLD280 Variable credit

    Cooperative Work Experience/Welding

    Cooperative Work Experience is an educational program that enables students to receive academic credit for on-the-job, experiential learning based on skills acquired in their programs. Together, the instructor, employer, and student establish learning objectives that specify the significant and appropriate learning which is expected to result from the work experience. This course offers a career-related experience for students working for an approved employer. As a capstone course, it should be completed within the last two terms of a certificate or degree program.
    Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.