Welding

WED Courses

WED 1200. Introduction To Welding. 1 hr.

WED 2200. Welding Blueprint Reading. 3 hrs.

This course includes the understanding of basic drafting procedures. Views include isometric, oblique drawings; and multi-view engingeering drawings. Sketching will be included and the symbols of welding will be emphasized as they apply to a set of drawings delivered from the engineering department of the welding fabrication shop, or the construction site, or the field site. Lecture, 2 hours; lab, 2 hours.

WLD Courses

WLD 1200. Stick, Plate, Flat Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of flat position steel plate joints using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Safety, electrode selection, polarity, current selection, inspection and testing are included. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 1201. Stick, Plate, Horizontal Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

Theory and practice in the preparation and welding of horizontal position steel plate joints using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Safety, joint preparation and A.W.S. welding procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1200.

WLD 1202. Stick, Plate, Vertical-up Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation and welding of vertical up position steel plate joints using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Safety, joint preparation, weave techniques and A.W.S. welding procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hour. Prerequisite: WLD 1201 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 1203. Stick, Plate, Vertical-down Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation and welding of vertical down position and steel plate joints using E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Safety joint preparation, weave techniques and A.W.S. welding procedures are stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1201 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 1204. Stick, Plate, Overhead Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation and welding of overhead position steel plate joints using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. Safety, joint preparation, weave techniques, stringer techniques, and A.W.S. welding procedures are stressed. Lecture 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1202 or WLD 1203 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

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. MIG (wire) Flat Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation of welding of flat position steel plate using solid core wire. Safety equipment set-up, travel direction, gun angle, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. A.W.S. testing procedure will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 1210. GMAW (MIG) Mild Steel. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate, 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. 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 will be given according to AWS criteria. AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI / AWSS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 1211. GMAW (MIG) Stainless Steel. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of stainless steel plate, in all positions, using the Gas metal Arc Welding (MIG) process are explored. Safety, equipment components, torch set-up, travel direction, torch and filler rod angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. 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 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: WLD 1210.

WLD 1212. GMAW (MIG) Non Ferrous Alloys. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of non ferrous (aluminum) plate, in all positions, using the Gas metal Arc Welding (MIG) process are explored. Safety, equipment components, torch set-up, travel direction, torch and filler rod angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. 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 will be given according to AWS criteria. A.W.S. testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding Code. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1211 or consent of instructor.

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

In this course, common pipe joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in the 2G, 5G, and 6G position with the Gas Metal Arc Welding process. The appropriate pipe tests will be given and AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed to ANSI/AWS testing criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 1212 or consent of instructor.

WLD 1220. GTAW (TIG) Mild Steel. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate, in all positions, using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process are explored. Safety, equipment components, torch set-up, travel direction, torch and filler rod angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. 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 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.

WLD 1221. GTAW (TIG) Stainless Steel. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of stainless steel plate, in all positions, using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process are explored. Safety, equipment components, torch set-up, travel direction, torch and filler rod angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. 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 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.

WLD 1222. GTAW (TIG) Non Ferrous Alloys. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of non ferrous (aluminum) plate, in all positions, using the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding process are explored. Safety, equipment components, torch set-up, travel direction, torch and filler rod angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. 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 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.

WLD 1230. Dual Shield & Metal Core. 2 hrs.

In this course, the theory and practice in the preparation and welding of mild steel plate, in all positions, using the Dual Shield and Metal Core processes are explored. Safety, equipment components, nozzle set-up, travel direction, torch angles, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. Joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS standards used in industry and construction. All position welds 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.

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. Mig(wire) Vertical Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

The theory and practice in the preparation and welding of vertical position steel plate using solid core wire. Safety, equipment set-up, and A.W.S. procedures will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 2200 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 2202. MIG(wire) Overhead Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of Overhead position steel plate using solid wire will be explored. An emphasis will be placed on comfortable positioning prior to welding. 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, gun angle, travel direction, weave and stringer techniques will be stressed. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: WLD 2201 or concurrent enrollment or consent of instructor.

WLD 2203. Pipe Stick 2G Position. 2 hrs.

In this course, Common pipe joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in the position with the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. The appropriate pipe test will be given and AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/AWS testing criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2204. Pipe, Tig. 2 hrs.

WLD 2206. Gas Welding & Brazing, Flat & Horizontal. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety, and operation of oxyacetylene welding and cutting equipment. The student will learn to produce quality welds and to braze joints in the flat and horizontal positions on steel plate. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2207. OAW Vertical Up, Overhead & Steel Pipe. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety and operation of oxyacetylene welding equipment in the production of vertical up, overhead, and steel pipe welds. Common plate and pipe joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in the vertical up and all pipe positions. The appropriate plate and pipe tests will be given according to AWS criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2208. Cutting Torch & Plasma Arc Cutting. 2 hrs.

This course includes the theory, safety, and correct operation of the oxyacetylene cutting equipment and the plasma arc cutting machine. The student will learn to make quality cuts safely and effectively with this equipment. Straight cuts and all angle cuts will be demonstrated and performed for the students to master all the proper techniques that will help in the welding workplace. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2209. Fabrication. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the Fabrication and Welding of actual parts that are prepared by the student, will be explored. Students will have the opportunity to develop better welding skills through the fabrication, fit-up and welding procedures that will be practiced. Skills on several Fabricating machines (Shear, Ironworker, Horizontal Band Saw, etc.) will be safely mastered. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisite: Minimum two lower-level welding courses or instructor approval.

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. Pipe, Stick, 5G Position. 2 hrs.

In this course, common pipe joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in the 5G position with E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. The appropriate pipe test will be given and AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/AWS testing criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2223. Pipe, Stick, 6G Position. 2 hrs.

In this course, common pipe joints are prepared and welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in the 6G position with E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes. The appropriate pipe test will be given and AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/AWS testing criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours.

WLD 2233. Pipe-stick TIG-root All Positions. 2 hrs.

In this course, common pipe joints are prepared welded in accordance with AWS and ASME standards used in industry and construction. Position welds are accomplished in all pipe positions using the TIG root process and E-7018 electrodes for final weld out. The appropriate pipe test will be given and AWS testing procedures will be performed and completed according to ANSI/ AWS testing criteria. Lecture, 1 hour; lab, 2 hours. Prerequisites: WLD 2223 and WLD 1220.

WLD 2250. Welding Internship. 3 hrs.

In this course, individual students will be responsible for contacting a local industry to secure an internship within their welding department. This will give students the opportunity to apply the knowledge and training obtained in the preceding welding and fabrication courses that they have taken. Students must complete 225 hours of on-the-job experience. Prerequisite: Consent of Welding Program Coordinator.

WLT Courses

WLT 1202. AWS Testing Stick Plate Vertical-up Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of Vertical-up position steel plate joints, using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes will be explored. Safety, joint preparation and American Welding Society, (from hereon known as AWS), welding procedures will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the vertical-up position. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week.

WLT 1204. AWS Testing: Stick Plate Overhead Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of Overhead position steel plate joints, using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes will be explored. Safety, joint preparation and American Welding Society, (from hereon known as AWS), welding procedures will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the Overhead position. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week. Prerequisite: WLD 1202.

WLT 1209. AWS Testing: MIG (Wire) Flat Plate Arc Welding. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of flat 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 Certidication Test in the flat position. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week. Prerequisite: None. WLD 1200 is highly recommended.

WLT 1230. AWS Testing: Dual Shield & Metal Core. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice in the preparation and welding of all position mild steel plate joints, using Dual Shield and Metal Core will be explored. Safety, equipment components, nozzle set-up, travel direction, torch angles, weave and stringer techniques will be taught. Joints that are prepared and welded in accordance with the American Welding Society (from hereon know as AWS), standards used in industry and construction will be stressed. All position welds are accomplished on the appropriate plate and practice tests will be given according to AWS criteria. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the Flat position. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week.

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.

WLT 2203. AWS Testing: Pipe Stick 2G Position. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice on common pipe joints, using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes, will be prepared and welded in accordance with the American Welding Society (from hereon known as AWS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (from hereon known as ASME). Safety, joint preparation and Standard Welding Procedures will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the 2G position according to testing criteria. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week. Prerequisite: WLD 1204.

WLT 2223. AWS Testing: Pipe Stick 6G Position. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice on common pipe joints, using the E-6010 and E-7018 electrodes, will be prepared and welded in accordance with the American Welding Society (from hereon known as AWS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (from hereon known as ASME). Safety, joint preparation and Standard Welding Procedures will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the 6G position according to testing criteria. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week.

WLT 2233. AWS Testing: Pipe Stick TIG Root All Positions. 2 hrs.

In this course, theory and practice on common pipe joints, using the Tig Root process and E-7018 electrodes, will be prepared and welded in accordance with the American Welding Society (from hereon know as AWS) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (from hereon known as ASME). Safety, joint preparation and Standard Welding Procedures will be stressed. The student will practice and prepare for the AWS Certification Test in the Tig Root 6G position according to testing criteria. Lecture, one hour a week; Lab, two hours a week.