Welding

Classes

WDT 108 : SMAW Fillet/OFC

This course provides the student with instruction on safety practices and terminology in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on safety, welding terminology, equipment identification, set-up and operation, and related information in the SMAW process. This course also covers the rules of basic safety and identification of shop equipment and provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

WDT 109 : SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC

This course provides the student with instruction on safety practices and terminology in the Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on safety, welding terminology, equipment identification, set-up and operation, and related information in the SMAW process. This course also covers the rules of basic safety and identification of shop equipment and provides the student with the skills and knowledge necessary for the safe operation of carbon and plasma arc cutting. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

WDT 110 : Industrial Blueprint Reading

This course provides students with the understanding and fundamentals of industrial blueprint reading. Emphasis is placed on reading and interpreting lines, views, dimensions, weld joint configurations and weld symbols. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret welding symbols and blueprints as they apply to welding and fabrication. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

WDT 115 : GTAW Carbon Pipe

This course is designed to provide the student with the practices and procedures of welding carbon pipe using the gas tungsten arc weld (GTAW) process. Emphasis is placed on pipe positions, filer metal selection, purging gasses, joint geometry, and joint preparation and fit-up. Upon completion, students should be able to identify pipe positions, filler metals, purging gas, proper joint geometry, and joint preparation and fit-up to the applicable code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 228 AND WDT 268

WDT 119 : Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding

This course introduces the student to the gas metal arc and flux cored arc welding process. Emphasis is placed on safe operating practices, handling and storage of compressed gasses, process principles, component identification, various welding techniques and base and filler metal identification. This Is a CORE course.

Credits

3

WDT 120 : Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove

This course provides the student with instruction on joint design, joint preparation, and fit-up of groove welds in accordance with applicable welding codes. Emphasis is placed on safe operation, joint design, joint preparation, and fit-up. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the proper joint design, joint preparation and fit-up groove welds in accordance with applicable welding codes. This is a CORE course.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 108, WDT 109

WDT 122 : SMAW Fillet/OFC Lab

This course is designed to introduce the student to the proper set-up and operation of the shielded metal arc welding equipment. Emphasis is placed on striking and controlling the arc and proper fit-up of fillet joints. This course is also designed to instruct students in the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to make fillet welds in all positions using electrodes in the F-3 groups in accordance with applicable welding code, be able to safely operate oxy-fuel equipment and perform those operations as per the applicable welding code.

Credits

3

WDT 123 : SMAW Fillet/PAC/CAC Lab

This course is designed to introduce the students to the proper set-up and operation of the shielded metal arc welding equipment. Emphasis is placed on striking and controlling the arc and proper fit-up of fillet joints. This course is also designed to instruct students in the safe operation of plasma and carbon arc cutting. Upon completion, students should be able to make fillet welds in all positions using electrodes in the F-4 groups In accordance with applicable welding code and be able to safely operate plasma and carbon arc equipment and perform those operations as per applicable welding code.

Credits

3

Corequisites

WDT 109

WDT 124 : Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding Lab

This course provides Instruction and demonstration using the various transfer methods and techniques to gas metal arc and flux cored arc welds. Topics included are safety, equipment setup, joint design and preparation, and gases.

Credits

3

WDT 125 : Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove Lab

This course provides instruction and demonstrations in the shielded metal arc welding process on carbon steel plate and various size F3 and F4 group electrodes in all positions. Emphasis is placed on welding groove joints and using various F3 and F4 group electrodes in all positions. Upon completion, the student should be able to make visually acceptable groove weld joints in accordance with applicable welding codes.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 108, WDT 109

WDT 155 : GTAW Carbon Pipe Lab

This course is designed to provide the student with the sills in welding carbon steel pipe with gas tungsten arc welding techniques in various pipe weld positions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform gas tungsten arc welding on carbon steel pipe with the prescribed filler metals in various positions in accordance with the applicable code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 228 AND WDT 268

WDT 156 : GTAW Stainless Pipe Lab

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills in welding stainless steel pipe with gas tungsten arc welding techniques in various pipe weld positions.  Upon completion, students should be able to perform gas tungsten arc welding on stainless steel pipe with the prescribed filler metals in various positions in accordance with the applicable code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 182 : Special Topics

This course allows the student to plan, execute and present results of individual projects in welding. Emphasis is placed on enhancing skill attainment in the welding field. The student will be able to demonstrate and apply competencies identified and agreed upon between the student and instructor.

Credits

3

WDT 217 : SMAW Carbon Pipe

This course introduces the student to the practices and procedures of welding carbon steel pipe using the shielded metal arc weld (SMAW) process. Emphasis is placed on pipe positions, electrode selection, joint geometry, joint preparation and fit -up. Upon completion, students should be able to identify pipe positions, electrodes, proper joint geometry, joint preparation, and fit-up in accordance with applicable codes.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

PREREQUISTES: WDT 108, WDT 109, WDT 120, WDT 125

WDT 218 : Certification

This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge needed to perform welds using the prescribed welding process. Emphasis is placed on the welding test joints in accordance with the prescribed welding code. Upon completion, students should be able to pass and industry standard welding test in accordance with various applicable welding code requirements. 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Permission of Instructor

WDT 228 : Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

This course provides student with knowledge needed to perform gas tungsten arc welds using ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals, according to applicable welding codes. Topics include safe operating practices, equipment identification and set-up, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas and filler metals. Upon completion, a student should be able to identify safe operating practices, equipment identification and set-up, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas, filler metals, and various welds on ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals, using the gas tungsten arc welding process according to applicable welding codes.

Credits

3

WDT 257 : SMAW Carbon Pipe Lab

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills in welding carbon steel pipe with shielded metal arc welding techniques in various pipe welding positions. Upon completion, students should be able to perform shielded metal arc welding on carbon steel pipe with the prescribed electrodes in various positions in accordance with the applicable codes.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

WDT 108, WDT 109, WDT 120, WDT 125

WDT 258 : Certification Lab

This course is designed to provide the student with the skills needed to perform welds using the prescribed welding process. Emphasis is placed on the welding test joints in accordance with the prescribed welding code. Upon completion, students should be able to pass and industry standard welding test in accordance with various welding code requirements. 

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Permission of Instructor

WDT 259 : GTAW Groove Lab

This course provides students with skills needed to perform gas tungsten arc welds using ferrous metals, according to applicable welding codes.  Topics include safe operating practices, equipment identification and set-up, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas and filler metals.  Upon completion, a student should be able to identify safe operating practices, equipment identification and setup, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas, filler metals and various welds on ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals, using the gas tungsten arc welding process according to applicable welding codes.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Permission of Instructor

WDT 268 : Gas Tungsten Arc Lab

This course provides students with the skills needed to perform gas tungsten arc welds using ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals, according to applicable welding codes. Topics include safe operating practices, equipment identification and set-up, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas and filler metals. Upon completion, students should be able to identify safe operating practices, equipment identification and set-up, correct selection of tungsten type, polarity, shielding gas, filler metals, and various welds on ferrous and/or non-ferrous metals, using the gas tungsten arc welding process according to applicable welding codes.

Credits

3