Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year
Includes theory and practice in gas metal-arc welding and gas tungsten-arc welding.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.
Safe conduct in a shop situation where welding is performed.
To develop the manual skills to set up and operate a gas metal arc welding machine.
To understand the principles by which this process operates and to learn the proper selection of gases and wires.
To develop the manual skills required to set and operate a gas tungsten arc welding machine.
To properly select the correct welding rods, and shielding gasses.
To perform welds on various types of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
To understand welding codes and code requirements for the certification of welders.
To use this knowledge to pass a welder certification test.
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: