Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year
Develops the student's manual skills necessary to produce high quality gas welds and flame cuts. The student learns to set up the equipment for all phases of oxy-acetylene welding and cutting. The shielded metal-arc welding section develops entry level skills for welders. This course specifically develops basic shielded metal arc welding skills such as striking the arc, maintaining proper arc length, adjusting equipment and manipulating the electrode.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
Become proficient in the manual oxy-acetylene welding and cutting processes.
Demonstrate safety practices, perform inspections, as well as set-up and operate equipment.
The student will learn how to visually examine welds and cuts.
Proficiency yin making welds in the flat position using SMAW equipment, processes, and procedures.
Demonstrate safety practices, perform inspections, as well as set up and operate equipment.
The student will learn how to visually examine welds.
Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.
This is a required course for the Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science degree and fulfills a course requirement in the Welding Technology Certificate of Achievement.
The mission of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Welding Technology is to provide employment-related knowledge and the skills necessary to succeed in a chosen field of study.
This course addresses the following AAS degree Student Learning Objectives in which the successful student will be able to demonstrate that they: