Students will learn different welding processes to weld on carbon steel, aluminum and stainless steel for fabrication of, but not limited to; boilers, lifting devices, boom trucks, metal buildings, nearly anything metal. Also covered is the construction of bridges, large buildings, and pipelines, etc. First year:
Trade terms; safety; reference books; charts and manuals of codes and standards. Blueprint reading, including welding symbols, beginning heat treating and metallurgy; welding power sources, consumables, applied industrial math
- Oxyfuel Welding, Brazing and Cutting – both manual and automated
- Introduction to Shielded Metal Arc Welding.
- Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding.
- Metal forming processes including drilling, grinding and finishing, pressbrake, punch press, saws and shears
- Advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- Gas Metal Arc Welding – including short circuit, globular, spray & pulsed MIG transfer.
- Flux Core Arc Welding – shielded & self-shielded.
- Metal Core Arc Welding
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding – including pulsed TIG on carbon steel, aluminum & stainless steel.
- Plasma Arc Cutting – manual and automated.
- Quality Control
- Shop Projects
- Directed Study
- Resume & Applications
- NOTE: All welding testing in accordance with American Welding Society D1.1 Welding Code current edition.
Upon successful completion of class, student is eligible to take Welding Certification exam or test.
Articulated college credit is available through this course. For more information, click here.