Career & Technical Education > Welding

General Information

  • Name: Welding III Practice
  • Division: Career & Technical Education
  • Discipline: Welding
  • Units (Credits): 2.00
  • Course Attributes:
    • May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
    • Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: WELD222B

Focuses on GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW which will train the student to perform production and certification performance welding on ferrous and non-ferrous metals.


II: Course Objectives

GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SMAW- learners will practice and become ready to take the AWS qualifying exam in al positions.

III: Course Linkage

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:

  • Have knowledge of the subject matter to a level appropriate for the welding industry.
  • Possess the essential skill necessary for performing tasks within the welding industry.
  • Can effectively present themselves to a potential employer.
  • Make proficient use of communications and computational skills to a level appropriate to the welding industry.
  • Effectively utilize available resources in order to remain current with the evolving standards of the welding industry.
  • Are able to maintain an appropriate work attitude, a willingness to learn, a desire to accept and benefit from evaluations, and strive for a high level of enthusiasm, commitment, and pride in their work.

Scheduled WELD-232 classes:

Fall 2019