Welding
Area of Study

Welding Technology

Welding Fabricator

TOTAL CREDITS
29
CIP:
480508
BANNER:
WEFI
Certificate

Program Requirements

Total Credits 21
Course Number Course Title Credits Details
ENG131ENG1031
Technical Writing I: GT-CO1 3

Develops skills one can apply to a variety of technical documents. Focuses on principles for organizing, writing, and revising clear, readable documents for industry, business, and government. This is a Statewide Guaranteed Transfer course in the GT-CO1 category. Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENG1021 (ENG030 or 045 AND REA 030 or 045 or CCR092) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

MAT107MAT1140
Career Math: Program Emphasis 3

Agriculture Emphasis - Covers material designed for career and technical students who need to study particular mathematical topics. Topics include measurement, algebra, geometry, statistics, and graphs. These are presented at an introductory level and the emphasis is on applications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of MAT0250 (MAT050) (“C” or better) OR appropriate placement score. (Contact hours-45) (3-0)

WEL100WEL1000
Safety for Welders 1

Covers the hazards of welding on health and safety, locating essential safety information from a code or other standard, and identifying and applying shop safety procedures. (Contact Hours-22.5) (1-0)

WEL106WEL1006
Blueprint Read-Welders/Fitters 4

Covers interpretation and creation of weld symbols and blueprints used in metal fabrication. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151) (Contact hours-90) (4-0)

WEL113WEL1013
Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting 2

Outlines the skills needed to set up equipment and perform cutting and gouging operations utilizing the oxyacetylene and plasma arc cutting processes. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151) (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL114WEL1014
Oxyacetylene Welding 2

Teaches the skills necessary to perform safety inspections, make minor repairs, adjust operating parameters, operate oxyacetylene welding equipment, and perform oxyacetylene welding, brazing, and soldering operations. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL 116WEL 1016
SMAW Flat & Horizontal 2

Covers fundamental knowledge and skills required for the safe use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) equipment including proper set up, shut down, electrode selection, striking the arc, running a bead, making fillet and groove open root welds in the flat and horizontal positions, proper use of E6010, E7018, and other electrodes, and weldment inspection. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL 126WEL 1026
GMAW (MIG) Steel I 2

Covers the theory and techniques in basic Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to produce sound fillet welds and groove welds in both the flat and vertical positions using short-circuit and spray modes of metal transfer. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL164WEL1064
GTAW Steel I 2

Examines theory and techniques used in basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of steel fillet and groove welds in the flat and vertical positions including equipment adjustment, tungsten electrode types, and the use of different gases. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

Program Requirements

Total Credits 8

GMAW & FCAW Option

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL226WEL2026
GMAW (MIG) Steel II 2

Covers the theory and techniques in Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to produce sound fillet welds and groove welds in both the horizontal and overhead positions using short-circuit (GMAW-S) and pulsed-spray (GMAW-P) modes of metal transfer. This course is a continuation of GMAW – Steel I. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL227WEL2027
GMAW Stainless & Aluminum 2

An advanced course covering Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) of aluminum and steel using stainless steel wire in all positions; utilizing short-circuit (GMAW-S), spray (GMAW), and pulsed-spray (GMAW-P) modes of metal transfer. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL252WEL2052
FCAW Flat & Vertical 2

Covers gas shielded (FCAW-G) and self-shielded (FCAW-S) Flux-cored Arc welding (FCAW) in the flat and vertical positions using semi-automatic equipment. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL253WEL2053
FCAW Horizontal & Overhead 2

Covers gas shielded (FCAW-G) and self-shielded (FCAW-S) Flux-cored Arc welding (FCAW) in the horizontal & overhead positions using semi-automatic equipment. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

Program Requirements

Total Credits 8

SMAW & PIPE Option

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL117WEL1017
SMAW Vertical 2

Covers Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in the vertical position including the use of E6010 and E7018 electrodes, proper set up and shut down of the welding equipment, electrode selection, vertical up and down stringer beads using E6010 electrodes, and vertical up fillet and groove welds using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL118WEL1018
SMAW Overhead 2

Covers Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) techniques in the overhead position including the use of E6010 and E7018 electrodes, proper set up and shut down of the welding equipment, electrode selection, overhead stringer and weave beads using E6010 and E7018 electrodes, and overhead fillet and groove welds using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL216WEL2016
SMAW Pipe I 2

Covers the use of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) for basic pipe welding techniques involving pipe-to-plate, single, and multiple pass fillet welds in the horizontal (2F), multi-position (5F) uphill and downhill, and overhead positions (4F) using E6010 and E7018 electrodes including proper positioning around pipe and tube in preparation for welding pipe-to-pipe connections. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL217WEL2017
SMAW Pipe II 2

Provides instruction of advanced pipe welding techniques using the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process to weld open root and pipe-to-pipe connections in the horizontal (2G), multi-position vertical uphill progression (5G), and multi-position 45-degree incline (6G) positions using E6010 and E7018 electrodes. Each pipe position is tested using visual inspection and root/face bend test. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

Program Requirements

Total Credits 6

GTAW Option

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL260WEL2060
GTAW Stainless & Aluminum I 2

Examines theory and techniques used in basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of stainless steel and aluminum in the flat and vertical positions including equipment adjustment, tungsten electrodes types, and the use of different gases. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL261WEL2061
GTAW Stainless & Aluminum II 2

 Covers Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of stainless steel and aluminum in the horizontal and overhead positions including the study of pulse arc welding (GTAW-P). This course is a continuation of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)-Stainless and Aluminum I. (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

WEL165WEL1065
GTAW (TIG) Steel II 2

Examines the theory and techniques used in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) of steel fillet and groove welds in the horizontal and overhead positions including equipment adjustment and pulse arc welding (GTAW-P). (Contact hours-45) (1-2)

Program Requirements

Total Credits 8

Fabrication & Metallurgy Option

Course Number Course Title Credits Details
WEL251WEL2051
Design, Layout and Fabrication 4

Develops advanced welding and associated skills in the use of drawings and blueprints in planning. This course includes designing and layout projects. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151). (Contact hours-90) (1-5)

WEL263WEL2063
Applied Metal Properties 4

Introduces the study of metal properties, hardness testing, heat treatment, cold working microscopic examination, and application of common commercial alloys in industry. Corequisite: WEL1000 OR AME1051 (WEL100 or AME151) (Contact hours-90) (4-0)