Welding

Degrees and Certificates

Courses

WELD 110: Beginning Welding and Metal Fabrication I

Credits 15

First quarter of three-quarter series to produce trade welders qualified to enter the job market. Introduction to American Welding Standards (AWS) in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene flame cutting, welding symbols, joint design, and welding terminology. Learn to lay out, cut, prepare, fit- up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects using SMAW. This class may include students from multiple sections.

WELD 120: Beginning Welding and Metal Fabrication II

Credits 15

Continuation of WELD 110. Includes the shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) process, electrodes, oxy-acetylene flame cutting, introduction to plasma and carbon arc cutting, gouging, and the fundamentals of metallurgy. Learn to layout, cut, prepare, fit-up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects using SMAW. This class may include students from multiple sections.

WELD 130: Beginning Welding and Metal Fabrication III

Credits 15

Continuation of WELD 110 and WELD 120. Includes preparation for American Welding Society (AWS SMAW) certification. Learn metallurgy and how to layout, cut, prepare, fit-up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects. This class may include students from multiple sections.

WELD 145: Aluminum Welding

Credits 8

Learn gas metal arch welding (GMAW) and gas tungsten arch welding (GTAW) in aluminum welding design, safety, metal preparation, welding codes and standards for aluminum welding and control of aluminum weld quality. Class emphasizes marine welding and prepares students for the American Welding Society (AWS D1.2) aluminum welding certification exam. This class may include students from multiple sections.

WELD 210: Advanced Welding and Metal Fabrication I

Credits 15

Class includes preparation for American Welding Society (AWS) certification and introduction to flux cored arch and gas metal arc welding process. Learn to layout, cut, prepare, fit-up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects using the flux cored arch welding (FCAW) and gas metal arch welding (GMAW). This class may include students from multiple sections. 

WELD 220: Advanced Welding and Metal Fabrication II

Credits 15

Continuation of welding program designed to increase skills in the gas tungsten arch welding (GTAW) process and provide preparation for the American Welding Society (AWS) certification. Learn to layout, cut, prepare, fit-up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects in the GTAW process. This class may include students from multiple sections. 

WELD 230: Advanced Welding and Metal Fabrication III

Credits 15

Continuation of welding program designed to increase skills and provide preparation for several welding processes including AWS Pipe Welding certification. Learn to layout, cut, prepare, fit-up, and weld together metal to repair parts and fabricate projects. This class may include students from multiple sections.

WELD 290: Welding Certification Prep

Credits 1 6

One credit provides 22 hours of practice time for experienced welders to prepare for American Welding Society (AWS) Certification. Instructor will target skills needed to pass certification. This class may include students from multiple sections.