Welding

Degrees and Certificates

Classes

WDT 108 : Shielded Metal Arc 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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 109 : Shielded Metal Arc 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 arc cutting and plasma arc cutting.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 115 : GTAW Carbon Pipe

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

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 116 : GTAW Stainless Pipe

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

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

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.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

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 of groove welds in accordance with applicable welding codes.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 122 : Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/OFC Lab

This course is designed introduce the student to the proper set-up and operation of the shielded metalarc 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 applicable welding code and be able to safely operate oxy-fuel equipment and perform those operations as per the applicable welding code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 123 : Shielded Metal Arc Fillet/PAC/CAC Lab

This course is designed 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 plasma arc 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 arc and carbon arc equipment and perform those operations as per applicable welding code.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

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 set-up, joint design and preparation, and gases.

Credits

3

Prerequisites

None.

WDT 125 : Shielded Metal Arc Groove Welding Lab

This course provides instruction and demonstrations in the shielded metal arc welding process oncarbon steel plate with 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

None.

WDT 155 : GTAW Carbon 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 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 180 : 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

Prerequisites

None.

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

None.

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 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

None.

WDT 257 : SMAW Carbon Pipe Lab

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

Credits

3

Prerequisites