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2017-2018 Catalog Year
WELD-242: Welding IV Practice

General Information

  • Name: Welding IV Practice
  • Discipline: Welding
  • Units (Credits): 2
  • Transfer Information: (Courses with numbers 100 to 299) This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
  • Prerequisites: WELD 241 & AMP;WELD232

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Introduces fundamental pipe welding techniques and develops basic skills for the service and transmission fields in the shielded metal-arc section. Trains welders for work in either the pressure pipe industry or transmission pipeline work using the micro-wire weld.

Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA, AB or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, and SMAW- learners practice and will be able to take an AWS certification test in all positions.

Student will begin to develop skills necessary to weld pipe using theses processes.

III: Course Linkage

This course may be chosen to fulfill a degree requirement for the Welding Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree.

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-242 classes:

Fall 2017