Welding

WED Courses

WED 1200. Introduction To Welding. 1 hr.

WED 2200. Welding Blueprint Reading. 3 hrs.

This course relates the basic drafting principles and how they determine the information the designer is conveying through oblique, isometric and/or multi-view engineering drawings. Sketching, related math, joint design, welding processes and basic material stresses are also discussed in relation to drawings. The welding symbol is explored in segments pertaining to the weld and weld process as called out. Piping on engineering drawings, basic metallurgy and nondestructive examination symbols as related are discussed.

WLD Courses

WLD 1200. SMAW Mild Steel, Flat Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the flat position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored.

WLD 1201. SMAW Mild Steel, Horizontal Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel in the horizontal position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored.

WLD 1202. SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the vertical position upward progression, using E6010 and E7018 electrodes, downward progression using E6010 will be explored. Prerequisite: WLD 1200.

WLD 1203. SMAW Vertical Down. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of SMAW in the vertical position in downward progression utilizing E6010, or mandated electrode rod. Prerequisite: WLD 1200 and Program Coordinator approval.

WLD 1204. SMAW Mild Steel, Overhead Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the overhead position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. Prerequisite: WLD 1200.

WLD 1205. Plate, TIG, Flat. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory of and practice in the preparation and welding of flat position, steel plate joints using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. In this course, Tungsten-inert gas welding fundamentals is emphasized which includes stessing key points involving the processes of safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, filler rod and welding techniques. A.W.S. testing procedcures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 2206 or consent of instructor.

WLD 1206. Plate, TIG, Horizontal. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory of and practice in the preparation and welding of horizontal position, steel plate joints using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. In this course, Tungsten-inert gas welding fundamentals are emphasized which includes stressing key points involving the processes of safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, filler rod and welding techniques. A.W.S. testing procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1205 or consent of instructor.

WLD 1207. Plate, TIG, Vertical. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory of and practice in the preparation and welding of vertical position, steel plate joints using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. In this course, Tungsten - inert gas welding fundamentals are emphasized which includes stressing key points involving the processes of safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, filler rod and welding techniques. A.W.S. testing procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1206 or consent of instructor.

WLD 1208. Plate, TIG, Overhead. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory of and practice in preparation and welding in the overhead position, steel plate joints using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. In this course, Tungsten - inert gas welding fundamentals are emphasized which includes stressing key points involving the processes of safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, filler rod and welding techniques. A.W.S. testing procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1207 or consent of instructor.

WLD 1209. GMAW Flat and Horizontal Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the flat and horizontal positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode.

WLD 1210. GMAW Plate, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in all positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. This course is an overview of all positions in GMAW, it is not intended to create proficiency in any position. Prerequisite: Approval from Program Coordinator.

WLD 1211. GMAW Stainless Steel, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of Stainless steel plate in all positions using GMAW process with solid state electrode.

WLD 1212. GMAW Non-Ferrous, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of Nonferrous, specifically aluminum, plate in all positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode.

WLD 1213. GMAW Pipe, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, vee groove, open root, in all positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. Prerequisite: WLD 1232.

WLD 1220. GTAW Mild Steel, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in GTAW welding process, focusing on preparation and welding of mild steel plate in all positions.

WLD 1221. GTAW Stainless Steel, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in GTAW welding process, focusing on preparation and welding of Stainless steel plate in all positions. Prerequisite: WLD 2206.

WLD 1222. GTAW Non-Ferrous Alloys, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in GTAW welding process, focusing on preparation and welding of Non-ferrous, specifically aluminum, plate in all positions. Prerequisite: WLD 2206.

WLD 1230. FCAW Mild Steel, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in all positions using FCAW process with cored wire electrode, in gas shielded and self-shielded.

WLD 1231. SMAW Mild Steel, Open Root, All Pos.. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate, vee groove, with backing and open root, in all positions using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. Prerequisite - WLD 1200, WLD 1201, WLD 1202 and WLD 1204.

WLD 1232. GMAW Open Root, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate, vee groove, with backing and open root, in all positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. Prerequisite - WLD 1209, WLD 2201.

WLD 2200. MIG(Wire) Horizontal Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation and welding of horizontal position steel plate using solid core wire. Safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, gun angle, and A.W.S. procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1209 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 2201. GMAW Vertical Up. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the vertical position using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. Prerequisite: WLD 1209.

WLD 2202. GMAW Plate, Overhead Position. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the overhead position using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. Prerequisite: Approval from Program Coordinator.

WLD 2203. SMAW Pipe, 2G. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 2G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. Prerequisite: WLD 1231.

WLD 2204. GTAW Pipe, Mild Steel, All Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in GTAW welding process, focusing on preparation and welding of mild steel pipe in all positions. Prerequisite: Program Coordinator Approval.

WLD 2206. OAW Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horiz. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety, and operation of oxyacetylene welding and braze welding equipment in the production of flat and horizontal welds.

WLD 2207. OAW Gas Weld. Vert., Ovhd,Mild Stl Pipe. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety and operation of oxyacetylene welding in flat plate in vertical up, overhead positions, as well as mild steel pipe in all positions. Prerequisite: WLD 2206.

WLD 2208. OAW Oxy, Plasma Cutting, Air Carbon Arc. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety, and operation of oxyacetylene cutting, plasma cutting, and carbon arc use.

WLD 2209. Introduction To Fabrication. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice on the introduction to metal fabrication. Shop safety, Layout, basic Printreading, cutting, drilling, tapping,and grinding skills will be taught. Students will develop better welding skills through the theory and practice of fit up and fabrication. Basic math and formulas will be utilized. Prerequisite: Lower level welding course and WLD 2208.

WLD 2210. MIG Special Topics. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel, stainless steel, and non ferrous metals, in all positions, using the Gas metal Arc Welding (MIG) process are explored. Safety, equipment components, nozzle set-up, travel direction, torch angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. Emphasis on perfecting basic skills learned in WLD 1210, 1211, and 1212 and working on repairing broken parts that must be salvaged. Joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS standards used in industry and construction. All position welds are accomplished on the appropriate plate and tests accomplished on the appropriate plate and tests will be given according to AWS criteria. AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: Minimum of 120 clock hours of GMAW or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 2213. SMAW Pipe, 5G. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 5G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. Prerequisite: WLD 1231.

WLD 2223. SMAW Pipe, 6G. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 6G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. Prerequisite: WLD 1231.

WLD 2233. SMAW Pipe, 6G, GTAW Root, SMAW Finish. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 6G position using GTAW root and hot pass, then SMAW E7018 electrode fill and cap passes will be explored. Prerequisites: WLD 1231 and WLD 1220.

WLD 2250. Welding Internship. 3 hrs.

Students will be responsible for contacting local industry to secure an internship within the welding, fabrication, metal working department. This will give the student the opportunity to apply the knowledge and training obtained in the preceding welding and fabrication courses they have taken. Students MUST complete 225 hours of on-the-job experience. Prerequisite: Program Coordinator approval.

WLT Courses

WLT 1202. AWS Testing SMAW Mild Steel, Vertical Welding. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the vertical position upward progression, using E6010 and E7018 electrodes, downward progression using E6010 will be explored. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test. Prerequisite: WLD 1200.

WLT 1204. AWS Testing SMAW Mild Steel, Ovhd. Pos. Welding. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the overhead position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test. Prerequisite: WLD 1200.

WLT 1209. AWS Testing GMAW Plate, Flat & Hor.Pos. Welding. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in the flat and horizontal positions using GMAW process with solid wire electrode. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test.

WLT 1230. AWS Testing FCAW Mild Steel, All Pos.. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate in all positions using FCAW process with cored wire electrode, in gas shielded and self-shielded. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test.

WLT 2200. AWS Testing: MIG (Wire) Horizontal Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of horizontal position steel plate using solid core wire will be explored. A welding process designed for the welding of ferrous materials utilizing small diameter consumable electrode wire continuously fed into an electric arc. Safety, equipment set-up, travel direction, gun angle, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the horizontal position. Lecture, one hour a week;Lab, two hours a week. Prerequisite - WLD 1209.

WLT 2203. AWS Testing SMAW Pipe, 2G. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 2G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test. Prerequisite: WLD 1231.

WLT 2215. AWS Testing: Special Topics. 2 hrs.

In this course, students will study theory and practice of the preparation and welding of mild steel, stainless steel, or non-ferrous metals, in appropriate positions or on common pipe joints, using a welding process selected by the student and program coordinator. Students will prepare and weld in accordance with the American Welding Society (AWS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Safety, joint preparation, and standard welding procedures to meet certification standards will be stressed. All position welds are accomplished on the appropriate plate/pipe and tests will be given according to the AWS criteria. The student will practice, prepare, and test for the AWS Certification Test in the selected process and position according to AWS testing criteria. A course fee will be assigned depending on material costs. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

WLT 2223. AWS Testing SMAW Pipe, 6G. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 6G position using E6010 and E7018 electrodes will be explored. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test. Prerequisite: WLD 1231.

WLT 2233. AWS Testing SMAW Pipe, 6G, GTAW Root Positions. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel pipe, open root, in 6G position using GTAW root and hot pass, then SMAW E7018 electrode fill and cap passes will be explored. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test. Prerequisite - WLD 1231 and WLD 1220.